Krum made almost no money off of this photo, though it was used around the world. The AP took it without permission and gave it to its members to use as well.
Stephanie Gordon Paid by 5 news outlets to use the photo, though it was used by many more. Some even without permission. in 2011, though, the AP paid Gordon, unlike Krum. We haven't come very far
Sharing it on a social media site does nothing to limit or reduce that fundamental right Many photo-sharing and social sites have some tricky fine print that give them right to license and sell your photos, too.
In August of this year, the BBC was using Twitter photos from the Tottenham riots without permission or credit. When they complained, a BBC staff member reportedly said content was &quot;not subject to the same copyright laws as it is already in the public domain&quot;. They got lot of complaints, and a few people blogged about it. BBC Policy reiterated after the fact: In terms of permission and attribution, we make every effort to contact people who've taken photos we want to use in our coverage and ask for their permission before doing so. However, in exceptional situations, where there is a strong public interest and often time constraints, such as a major news story like the recent Norway attacks or rioting in England, we may use a photo before we've cleared it.
In situations where news publications have no alternative access to an important image in a breaking news situation, they would be protected by fair use.
Emed if possible using Twitpic/Yfrog Storify
Look for tagged images
Prostitute in the Eliot Spitzer case Ashley Dupre - in a bikini. Really?
Non-CC photos should not be used without explicit permission from the user
Professional photographer Daniel Morel took pictures from Haiti after the earthquake, tweeted them, then found that AFP (a news wire service) claimed rights to the photos and sold them to others. Someone else had copied Norel’s photos, then AFP copied the copies. AFP gave those rights to Getty. Morel still has nothing. Lawsuit is still ongoing.
A small cottage industry has evolved of lawyers who file rights claims for photographers. You own a copyright upon origination, but you will have a much easier time exerting rights if you file paperwork with the U.S. Copyright Office.
Outline your steps and contigencies YouTube Video: How can you use it? What if you want to broadcast it? Twitpic from a breaking news situation that you want to put online and in print. Non-breaking news photo from Flickr you want to put in print. You need a photo of a college student that recently died in your area and you think you have found one on Facebook. Now what?
Copyright and T.O.S. In Social Media Mandy Jenkins, @mjenkins New Jersey Newstrain, #njnewstrain
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