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

On Wed, 2014-09-10 at 10:37 +0200, Mika Pflüger wrote:
> Hi,
> Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org> wrote:
> > Any solution that you come up with is going to be at the discretion
> > of the photographers to conform to, because the law is not on the
> > side of the photograph's subject where public spaces are concerned.
> Note that for the next DebConf the legal situation is more complicated
> as Germany has much more strict "rights to the own image" than most
> other countries (see e.g.
> http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Recht_am_eigenen_Bild, in German). I am
> not a lawyer and haven't dealt a lot with German image law, but in
> Germany it is definitely not as clear-cut as elsewhere, even in public
> spaces.

DC16 would have similar issue if it happens in France with "Droit à
l'image"[1]. In this case, only a white-list seems legal. Some signs to
inform attendees that video recording occurs might be required. That
could be a best-practice for every DebConf anyway. IANAL.

[1]  http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Droit_%C3%A0_l%27image

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