[ILUG-BOM] Minutes: Feb 2006 GLUG meet at HBCSE

Dinesh Joshi dinesh.a.joshi@[EMAIL-PROTECTED]
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.
> -abhi

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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