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Re: Restrictions on photography of buildings and monument -- an international survey

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  • panovrx
    link: http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1709530
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      link: http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1709530

      --- In PanoToolsNG@yahoogroups.com, "panovrx" <mediavr@...> wrote:
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      > This is an interesting legal paper (2010) on building and monument photography issues. (There is a link to the pdf) It is actually entitled
      > "Freedom of Panorama: A Comparative Look at International Restrictions on Public Photography" -- but "panorama" here just means wide angle views in public spaces here I think.
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      > There are a couple of amusing (I think) stories of what has caused legal strife. Hollywood blew up the giant statue of Jesus Christ in Rio de Janiero (virtually, for a movie) and the local church objected on copyright grounds. "In fact, the Archdiocese claimed it rarely refuses licensing requests, but objected to the film‟s treatment of the statue—utter destruction."
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      > The Eiffel Tower has new copyrighted lighting now so you can make money from pictures with it view during the day, but not at night now!
      >
      > PeterM
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