Peter Mackay wrote:
But for casual
shots, it is not only
unnecessary to doubt the word of the user in these cases
about the copyright status, but the risk of legal
intervention is so low as to be nil. Additionally, in a case
like this, it will be absolutely clear to the copyright owner
who to complain to. I think this sort of thing is very, very
You seem to be saying it's OK to break the law if you can get away with it,
but I think you misunderstand my point.
Your misconception of law is phenomenal. In some situations the breach
of the law does not happen until there has been a complaint by someone
I agree that these photographs are (mostly)
non-controversial. But what is
the absolutely correct way of uploading them so we can use them with *zero*
risk of being sued?
Zero risk is a figment of your imagination.