[ILUG-BOM] Minutes: Feb 2006 GLUG meet at HBCSE
Sun Feb 26 04:39:42 IST 2006
Dont read this. It's rather long and boring (no offense meant).
On Saturday 25 February 2006 17:06, Abhishek Daga wrote:
> Net laws havent come from outer space (no pun intended). They are a
> logical evolution of existing "Real world" laws.
> The example is actually a pretty good one. Colleges, if aided by the
> state are then public places. Anything subsidized by the state is a
> public place therefore by visiting such a place you have waived off
> your right to privacy.
> And if you sue anyone for taking such pics and posting on the net,
> then the judge/tribunal will wonder WTF were you doing saying
> cheese/mayo to the camera....
> Also, if i am not mistaken, by law, all photographs are copyright of
> the photographer (unless explicitly waived) even if you pay them to
> take the pic.
> Putting it all together, you never really had a right to start with.
> neither of privacy nor to the photo.
What he means is, if you dont want to be photographed then stay inside
your house, close all doors, windows, blinds. And don't directly
interact with the outside world. :)
Dinesh A. Joshi
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