Post Tagged with: "flickr"

Fair Dealing and Media Use of Flickr Photos

The Torontoist covers a recent decision by the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council on CityNews' use of photos from Flickr in a news report without attribution.  City argued that the use was covered by the news reporting provisions in fair dealing.  The CBSC disagreed, noting that the statute requires attribution.

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May 13, 2008 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Canadian Photographer Claims Violation of Creative Commons License

Bill Patry calls attention to a dispute between photographer David Wise and MP Betty Hinton.  Hinton used one of Wise's photographers in a campaign newsletter in February. The photograph was posted on Flickr and licensed using a Creative Commons license. Wise says he would not have allowed Hinton to use […]

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April 2, 2007 6 comments News

The Digital Road Leads Out of Rome

My weekly Law Bytes column (BBC version, homepage version) focuses on last week's OECD meeting on the future of the digital economy.  The column notes that the discussion pointed to two competing approaches for the distribution of content in the Internet era, one based on DRM and the other on […]

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February 8, 2006 Comments are Disabled Columns