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Re: [Debconf-discuss] "Do not photograph" checkbox in registration

Luke Faraone <luke@faraone.cc> writes:

> On 4 September 2014 13:38, martin f krafft <madduck@madduck.net> wrote:
>> also sprach Aigars Mahinovs <aigarius@gmail.com> [2014-09-04 12:33 -0700]:
>>> On a side note: I am note aware of any legal or privacy problems
>>> occuring from uploading public CC/GPL-licensed photos to either
>>> Google Plus or Flickr (paid version in both cases)
>> Do their terms of service not include any form of implicit copyright
>> transferral, e.g. what Facebook does? IANAL, but if you upload
>> a picture to Facebook, you are giving it to them for whatever their
>> use may be. If that use is in violation of the licence on the data,
>> then I'd say *you* as the uploader are the one breaching the
>> licence.
> http://blog.flickr.net/en/2011/05/13/at-flickr-your-photos-are-always-yours/
> The terms do not seem to have materially changed in the interim.
> This appears to be similar to the license given to Facebook at
> <https://www.facebook.com/terms.php>:

Those licenses seem incompatible with CC-BY-SA and such (when it comes
to photos by not yourself), since they require giving the site a license
which permits some proprietary redistribution.


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