[Wikimedia-l] photography restrictions at the Olympics

Anthony wikimail at inbox.org
Sat Jul 28 00:29:55 UTC 2012

On Fri, Jul 27, 2012 at 6:47 PM,  <Birgitte_sb at yahoo.com> wrote:
> On Jul 27, 2012, at 8:14 AM, Anthony <wikimail at inbox.org> wrote:
>> My advice is that the law isn't that simple, and that blanket
>> statements of that type are quite often incorrect.
> To the degree that we can advise people at all on copyright, it is safe to say that at the point someone clicked the
> shutter they were the sole owner of any copyright.

Well, no, I disagree.  It is not at all "safe to say".

Would you also say that whoever presses "record" on a tape player is
the sole owner of the copyright of the recording?

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