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

Quoting John Sullivan (2014-09-05 17:38:24)
> 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 photos.

Ah - good point!

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