[cc-community] Any lawsuits from non-photographers in connection with CC images

drew Roberts zotz at 100jamz.com
Wed Dec 21 18:07:49 EST 2011


On Wednesday 21 December 2011 16:55:23 Paul Houle wrote:
>       Here's a quick question.
>
>      It seems to me that a Creative Commons photograph could be
> encumbered by factors other than copyright.  For instance,  a person
> that appears in a photograph could have a problem with how that
> photograph has been used.
>
>      Is anyone aware of any specific cases where a lawsuit has been
> filed over the rights of some entity that is not the photographer?

Didn't something happen in (was it) Australia an number of years ago with a 
big (was it telco) company and publicity rights of a subject of a cc photo?

all the best,

drew


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