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1 Skip Intro  Sat, Sep 14, 2013 8:40:18am
“The photo remained posted on Palin’s Facebook page on Friday. One
Facebook user told the (NY) Post that they tried to ask a question about the
lawsuit via the Facebook page and their comment was quickly deleted.
They were also blocked from adding future comments.”
2 nines09  Sat, Sep 14, 2013 10:47:46am

“Don’t you know who I am?” Yes we do. Sweetheart.

3 Timothy Watson  Sat, Sep 14, 2013 11:04:44am

Does this make her a moocher or a looter now?

4 steve_davis  Sat, Sep 14, 2013 11:20:39am

This very much depends. If copyright was just established by use, then the damages will be bearable. If these folks took the trouble to register the photo with the Feds, then damages are basically unlimited. I took the trouble to do this with some of my stuff, and I live for the day that somebody snags one of those photos without permission.

5 kerFuFFler  Sat, Sep 14, 2013 12:10:04pm

It cracks me up that rubes are still dumb enough to contribute to her PAC. It’s just a grift. When was the last time she actually ran for office? She clearly does not want the hassle and botheration of an actual job. After all, last time she won an election she quit before half her term was up.

6 lawhawk  Sat, Sep 14, 2013 6:42:31pm

re: #4 steve_davis

Tom Franklin’s photo - the one of the three firefighters who raised the flag after the towers came down, is indeed copyrighted and protected. North Jersey Media (which owns The Record) is very aggressive in protecting Tom’s Copyright. They’ve gone after others who’ve sought to profit from the photo, so they’ve got precedent on their side too.

7 steve_davis  Sun, Sep 15, 2013 7:05:00am

re: #6 lawhawk

Tom Franklin’s photo - the one of the three firefighters who raised the flag after the towers came down, is indeed copyrighted and protected. North Jersey Media (which owns The Record) is very aggressive in protecting Tom’s Copyright. They’ve gone after others who’ve sought to profit from the photo, so they’ve got precedent on their side too.

My understanding has been that registering one’s photo with the Feds, rather than just asserting one’s right to ownership by another method—like first publication, for instance, turns copyright infringement cases from the “yes, you were damaged but your damages are limited” into a “yes you were damaged and because you have federal certification of copyright, you can bust somebody’s balls in virtually unlimited ways” kind of court case. I’m not sure exactly why that’s the case, because I’m not a lawyer, but I’m guessing it’s because the federal government is really unforgiving towards violaters when the government’s taken the trouble to send you copyright certification.


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