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post #21 of 37
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Originally Posted by treeman View Post

Tomorrow I'm going to begin enforcing the copyrights on all the photos I took last spring break. If anyone has similar photos of Phoenix out there online I'm gonna sue you for all you've got!

What happens when you find someone that took his first? Gonna pass the torch at that point?
post #22 of 37
It's a PICTURE. This is just absurd to me. It's not like they own Big Ben, House of Parliament, or the bus. They took a picture of already existing things, put it on their product, and are suing someone over using a picture of the same (WORLD FAMOUS) things. O.M.G.

Well, I guess they can make billions off this ruling, the amount of pictures with these things in them is innumerable.

EDIT: At least the U.S. isn't the only place with a completely jacked court and copyright system. lol
Edited by HWI - 1/25/12 at 5:17pm
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post #23 of 37
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Fixed.
700
They can't sue me for what i don't have biggrin.gif

I'm a horrible photo editor...
Google Images is my friend biggrin.gif
+REP to you
Edited by AbdullahG - 1/25/12 at 6:44pm
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post #24 of 37
I have dibs on the myspace photo taking style (look down and away from your camera at all angles.

But seriously, that is pretty messed up.
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I could see how this would go through, considering the content of the photo really isn't the issue. Its the composition and editing with that whole B/W background and color bus. This really isn't that big of a deal.
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post #26 of 37
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I could see how this would go through, considering the content of the photo really isn't the issue. Its the composition and editing with that whole B/W background and color bus. This really isn't that big of a deal.

Thing is B&W photos have been around before anyone in the court room was born and the buses are naturally red. putting the two together doesn't magically make something completely new just like installing a different color LED fan doesn't change my antec 900 to an antec 900.5
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post #27 of 37
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Thing is B&W photos have been around before anyone in the court room was born and the buses are naturally red. putting the two together doesn't magically make something completely new just like installing a different color LED fan doesn't change my antec 900 to an antec 900.5

No it makes it an Antec 901 thumb.gif

But seriously, this is honestly getting way out of hand. I honestly believe my statement about earth will come true at this rate.
post #28 of 37
So... If I decide to copyright a picture of myself, duck mouth and dumb pose in the mirror, does that mean nobody else can use it ever again?wheee.gif
post #29 of 37
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So... If I decide to copyright a picture of myself, duck mouth and dumb pose in the mirror, does that mean nobody else can use it ever again?wheee.gif

Depends on the environment and what you look like. And if you put a copyright on the picture.
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Like others have said, this could set a dangerous precedent.
    
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