[Foundation-l] At least 500 images will have to be deleted from the National Portrait Gallery
Michael at Maggs.name
Wed Jul 23 18:56:28 UTC 2008
You are attempting to apply libel laws in a copyright context. The
definition of publication is different.
> 2008/7/23 teun spaans <teun.spaans at gmail.com>:
>> i doubt you can say that the national gallery has choosen to publish in the
>> USA. There servers are probably in the UK, so i'd say that they publish in
>> the UK. That the pages can be viewed in the USA is a different matter.
> UK courts would beg to differ see Lennox Lewis & Ors. v. Don King
>> Analogy: If i print and publish/sell a book in the Netherlands, I publish it
>> here in the Netherlands. If some USA retailer orders 2000 copies to sell in
>> the states, that doesnt mean i publish them in the USA, merely that they are
>> for sale in the USA.
> 2000? Try 20 we've had some interesting libel cases in the UK lately:
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