Archive for April 2012
24 Apr, 2012 | Posted by: st
-- When Someone Points the Finger At Someone Else for an Infringement
. Carolyn E. Wright, Esq.: “Many website owners/companies will claim that they are not liable
for the use of infringing images on their websites because they hired a website design company that posted your image. But they can’t escape liability
that easily. http://www.photoattorney.com/?p=3686
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03 Apr, 2012 | Posted by: st
Copyright Office to Discontinue Form CO
– Carolyn E. Wright, Esq.: “Beginning July 1, 2012, the United States Copyright Office is amending its regulations in order to discontinue use of the Form CO application as an option for applying for copyright registration, and in order to remove references to CON 1 and CON 2 continuation sheets. The removal of Form CO leaves applicants a choice of filing an application for registration electronically or by using the appropriate printed application form relating to the subject matter of the application. http://www.photoattorney.com/?p=3667
Next to the IRS Tax Forms, the eCO form has to be the most awkward. Maybe as time goes on they'll refine it (but that hasn't happened with the IRS forms!). Maybe there's an even simpler Form coming on the way? Let's hope so. In the meantime, I think I'll stick with the ol' CO Form. -RE
-- Gary Crabbe Confronts Artist Who Copied His Photograph – Gary Crabbe:
“I was looking for something related to El Capitan.
I went to Google Images and searched for “El Capitan Artwork.” A little ways down the page, an image suddenly caught my eye in a very familiar fashion. It was a painting of a bird flying past El Capitan. My immediate thought was, “Hey, that’s my photo in your painting!” The artist was apparently selling copies of ‘his’ painting. But the problem is, it isn’t just his painting he’s selling. He’s selling a work which was created directly from my photo. SOURCE: ProNaturePhotographer. http://www.pronaturephotographer.com/2012/03/gary-crabbe-confronts-artist-who-copied-his-photograph/
Click the URL above to see the comparison. Also check out "The Lesson"
this week and hear Gary Crabbe talk about how photo researchers think.
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