On Tue, Dec 23, 2008 at 09:56:52AM +0200, Nicu Buculei wrote:
Doug Berry wrote:
> A couple of other considerations: Release forms: I (not a lawyer) do
> not think we will need them. Under the Book version of the Copy Right
> Laws, there is the Fair Use Exception. One aspect of it is: if you go
> to a public event, where it can be reasonably assumed there will be
> photographers taking photographs, and you get your picture taken, you
> do not have a case. And there is always the quick aural release form,
> as long as you have a witness.
I think we can abuse Paul here for asking the question to Red Hat legal.
If you're taking pictures of people specifically for inclusion in a
copyrighted work, as opposed to catching a random person in a
photograph who is not the subject, you do need a release form. There
are examples of release forms all around the web that should suffice.
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