Exposed = exhibited. My French is taking over.
On Fri, Jul 28, 2017 at 8:28 AM, Jean-Philippe Béland <jpbeland(a)wikimedia.ca
> Maybe I misunderstand what you wrote, but from what I read they do not
> claim copyright over the objects. They only tell you "do not take pictures
> of it". Even if an object is in the public domain, the actual physical
> object is still their property and they can do whatever they want with it,
> it does not have to be displayed and they don't have to allow photographs
> of it even if it is exposed. However, if such photographs str taken, they
> cannot restrict their distribution. This is not a case of "copyfraud" from
> that point of view.
> On Fri, Jul 28, 2017 at 8:23 AM, Andy Mabbett <andy(a)pigsonthewing.org.uk>
>> "On 28 July 2017 at 13:02, Fæ <faewik(a)gmail.com
>> > The Tullie House Museum in Carlisle has a number of objects on loan
>> > from the British Museum, and it appears that it is only those
>> > objects that have any restrictions on photography. I took photographs
>> > of two of these (without any flash), as the restrictions are
>> > shockingly obvious cases of copyfraud, and not for any reason that
>> > might protect the works from damage. It seems incomprehensible
>> > as to why the British Museum would ever want to make copyright claims
>> > over ~2,000 year old works especially considering they are not a
>> > money-making commercial enterprise, but a National institute and
>> > charity, with a stated objective that "the collection should be put
>> > to public use and be freely accessible".
>> That on of the most egregious cases I've ever seen.
>> I note that the exhibition, according to the web page (your link ), is:
>> "Funded by The European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), Northwest
>> Regional Development Agency (NWDA), Renaissance Northwest and Carlisle
>> City Council."
>> I wonder whether they're aware of these false claims? I should imagine
>> Julia Reda would be interested, given that EU money is involved.
>> Andy Mabbett
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