>Don't you folks feel like we're
getting more and more stuff like this
>these days ?
Yes, I think we are.
The kind of case that I personally find most annoying are claims from
museums where the art underlying the photo has clearly been in the
public domain for a very long time. If I get one more like that, I'm
going to go on a rampage and make a lot of noise about it.
That did arise in this thread. The third person commentor remarked that
our 1847 photograph of Emily Dickinson was owned by Amherst College, and
that permission should be obtained to use it.