Re: Restrictions on photography of buildings and monument -- an international survey
- link: http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1709530
--- In PanoToolsNG@yahoogroups.com, "panovrx" <mediavr@...> wrote:
> 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.
> 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 statueutter destruction."
> 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!