Re: [PanoToolsNG] Archaeological Digs are copyright in Europe (was "transsexual caveman")
- Sometime around 11/4/11 (at 02:16 -0700) Bostjan Burger said:
>If I am a professional photographer and would travel to SaudiBut how would I find out this frankly bizarre application of the
>Arabia, Australia or USA I would first check for the rules or would
>be arrested on the Hoover dam
copyright principle? (After all, archeologists just 'find' these
things, the whole point is that they *don't* make them...)
I mean, you said that:
>you won't find nothing directly or specifically about theIf there's nothing published, I don't see how anyone, least of all a
>archeologist work and the copyrights.
court, would expect me to know, if I shoot from a public location,
that I shouldn't include an archeological dig in my picture.
Yeah, I know: ignorance is no excuse. Except, I would argue that if
there really is no way for me to find this out, it damn well IS an
excuse. I accept that some research is good and wise, but I refuse to
accept that I need to approach every single kind of visible endeavour
and ask if I need their permission.