[Foundation-l] Celebrity pictures

Garion96 garion96 at gmail.com
Thu Aug 10 11:05:23 UTC 2006

On 8/10/06, Mark Evans <alberrosidus at gmail.com> wrote:
> I assume Garion96 & Larberg were speaking of the album covers Jimbo
> mentioned in his post. If not, please let us know.
> I'm no expert about copyright law, but I don't see how it would be
> possible
> for a record company to give us such a 'free' image without compromising
> the
> integrity of their copyright. All that they would be able to give us would
> be an alternative image that they had no interest in protecting, which
> wouldn't be useful to us. Maybe we could get free photos of bands from
> Sony,
> but that amounts to the publicity photos mentioned earlier. I doubt that
> Time Warner or UMG would give us a suitable substitute for the album
> cover for Nirvana's Nevermind.

No, I was definitely not talking about album covers. No record company would
release those under a 'free' license. I was talking about publicity


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