Re: [Debconf-discuss] "Do not photograph" checkbox in registration
On Wed, 2014-09-10 at 10:37 +0200, Mika Pflüger wrote:
> Steve Langasek <email@example.com> 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
DC16 would have similar issue if it happens in France with "Droit à
l'image". 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.