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

Rob Myers rob at robmyers.org
Wed Dec 21 18:12:18 EST 2011


On 21/12/11 23:07, drew Roberts wrote:
> 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?

http://creativecommons.org/weblog/entry/7680

http://wiki.creativecommons.org/Chang_v._Virgin_Mobile

- Rob.


More information about the cc-community mailing list