On Thu, 24 Mar 2022 at 12:44, Andy Mabbett <andy(a)pigsonthewing.org.uk> wrote:
On Thu, 24 Mar 2022 at 12:19, Lucy Crompton-Reid
I saw that you had asked them about this on
Twitter Andy, but assume you
didn't get a response?
They have now replied, insisting "We're not claiming copyright in the
RAF images." [*]
Nonetheless, the result of right-clicking on, for example, the 1941
RAF image in my original post in this thread, whose copyright expired
at the end of 1991, is an overlay saying "This image is
[*] Technically, they're not "claiming" it; but they are asserting
that copyright remains in place; my original question was not "Why are
you claiming copyright?", but "Why are you putting a "this image is
copyright" interstitial, on right clicking, over 70+ year old RAF
photos, when Crown copyright expires after 50 years?"