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by Rattigan
Tue Oct 01, 2013 9:49 am
Forum: Copyright Law
Topic: Sharing on Facebook
Replies: 4
Views: 4760

Hi Rattigan, That sounds like a sensible move, although you may want to take a look at paragraph 2. A photograph taken in the 1960s (I assume you didn't mean the 1860s) would still be in copyright today. The term is based on the author's lifetime plus 70 years from the end of the year in which he d...
by Rattigan
Thu Sep 26, 2013 8:36 am
Forum: Copyright Law
Topic: Sharing on Facebook
Replies: 4
Views: 4760

Thanks so much for a very thorough reply. The incident in the Facebook group caused quite a storm among members. In response, rather than go into the details of the law, I've posted this reminder: 1) Please only post photos that you took or that belong to you; 2) In the case of vintage photos (pre-s...
by Rattigan
Wed Sep 25, 2013 2:42 pm
Forum: Copyright Law
Topic: Sharing on Facebook
Replies: 4
Views: 4760

Sharing on Facebook

I edit a local community news website, and I have a Facebook page and several groups related to it. A reader recently uploaded vintage photos of a party to one of the groups, and someone complained that a relative was angry because she was in one of the photos and didn't want them online. The upload...