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

Jonas Smedegaard <dr@jones.dk> writes:

> Quoting John Sullivan (2014-09-05 04:26:36)
>> 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.
> If you mean "those are not strong copyleft licenses" then I agree - and 
> am not surprised.
> If you mean "those licenses are not suitable for our redistribution" 
> then (I personally dislike it but) believe that's not a problem for 
> Debian if the copyright holder (i.e. the photographer, I assume) is fine 
> with it.

I was just highlighting that it doesn't look like you can upload someone
else's CC-BY-SA photos to such services. Agree that it's not relevant
for the case of the photographer (copyright holder) uploading the


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