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Subject: Re: [Leica] Paris et al
From: "Jerry S. Justianto" <>
Date: Tue, 23 May 2000 00:13:35 +0700
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Is there in the web that porting the rules and regulation of picture taking
in France?


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Sent: Monday, May 22, 2000 7:41 PM
Subject: Re: [Leica] Paris et al

> The other funny thing about the "birthplace of photography" is that France
> has the toughest rules regarding the publication of candid photography.
> citizen has an absolute right to the use of his or her own image, and is
> entitled to compensation if  that image is used in any context whatsoever.
> car crash victim can sue successfully if his photo ends up in a newspaper,
> for example. ALL photos require releases. Sometimes people angle to get
> photos so they can sue later! This info comes from Reportage magazine,
> published in the UK.  Arthur

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