[Wikimedia-l] Copyright on Xrays
betienne at bellaliant.net
Mon Aug 20 20:30:33 UTC 2012
My opinion on X-rays. If done in private property, it is subject to
personality rights, and if in a public area, then it can be copyrighted by
the the person who took the X-ray. Ebe123
On 2012-08-20 5:17 PM, "Sage Ross" <ragesoss+wikipedia at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 20, 2012 at 4:04 PM, Nathan <nawrich at gmail.com> wrote:
>> It's relevant for Wikipedia, at least. I don't think the projects take a
>> view on whether someone is risking their job or following institutional
> Right. But it's worth mentioning... especially if the projects did
> take the view that the images were public domain.
>> It's also worth noting that your description is of the process
>> for publishing medical data (as a general category) at an academic medical
>> institution, the sort that has an IRB.
> Yep. But it might actually be relatively easy to get good sets of
> medical images by working through those kinds of systems, and that
> could work regardless of the copyright status of the images.
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