[Clipart] clipart Digest, Vol 60, Issue 46
chovynz at gmail.com
Wed Mar 25 22:27:21 PDT 2009
Ok then. :)
Sorry if I over-reacted, or upset people. Now I'll just get on the job of
making clipart :)
On Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 4:36 PM, Jon Phillips <jon at rejon.org> wrote:
> Agree overall...also, DMCA safe harbor provisions give 36-72 hours to
> respond to a challenge against something in our system...that is for a
> counter-claim (aka, a response). Then, there is another window of
> response from the party making the claim...regardless, 36-72 hours to
> respond or take down something is the generally accepted length of
> time if we have a problem...fwiw.
> This is part of the innovation that allows for USA to have so many
> user-generated content sites, like youtube, etc
> 2009/3/25 John Olsen <johnny_automatic at mac.com>:
> > On Mar 25, 2009, at 2:18 AM, clipart-request at lists.freedesktop.orgwrote:
> > From: chovynz <chovynz at gmail.com>
> > I can't comment on Obama as I dont know US Govt rules on PD and
> > figures.
> > First, people's own images are not copyright issue ,but privacy issue.
> > Public figures do not have the same rights and thus images of them are
> > generally protected
> > I'm not an expert on copyright, and I am not a lawyer, however I did
> > copyright in University on my Advanced Diploma in Design and Multimedia.
> > About the other Darth Vader pictures, after reading Lucasfilms copyright
> > statement I can tell you that unless they got permission to use him, then
> > they probably are breaking copyright......I feel that maybe some of my
> > comments are or might be taken the wrong way,
> > so I'll clarify that now. What I'm doing is being a "devil's advocate."
> > being hard-nosed about it because, especially in America, I've seen
> > get sued over the stupidest little thing.
> > I have never heard of a case of someone being sued straight out and I
> > in a field that blatantly steals images and logos for their own purposes
> > action sports like surf and skate). The standard procedure is to send a
> > cease and desist letter requesting the immediate removal of an image.
> > the most rabid copyright protectors like Disney do this. Nicu's image is
> > Nicu drawing inspired by the Star Wars world. No one would confuse it
> > the actual Lucasfilm art. BTW, we have actual Lucas film images here in
> > library - those images were specifically placed in the PD in the USA as
> > drawings for Star Wars patented toys. All images used to support a
> > claim in the US must be placed in the PD.
> > That brings me to the point about "especially in America" and US Govt
> > In the US ANYTHING produced by the government that isn't a security
> > is the property of the citizens of the US and is thus placed in the
> > domain. So many of the images here were produced with our tax dollars
> > we Americans can use them as we want. This is very different from
> > like Australia where the govt. specifically retains copyright on all of
> > work.
> > John Olsen
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