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RE: filmscanners: OT: Copyright on Photo's
> -----Original Message-----
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> [mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf Of Arthur Entlich
> Sent: Saturday, July 21, 2001 3:49 AM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: filmscanners: OT: Copyright on Photo's
> I believe catalog use (for sales) is usually considered "fair use", and
> protected from copyright infringement. You might wish to place a
> watermark through the image, so the digital file is not reproducible in
> any realistic manner.
> LAURIE SOLOMON wrote:
> > Technically no; but you can probably get away with it if you
> make them low
> > resolution thumbnails, since you are using the images to advertise the
> > selling of supposedly legitimate original prints or copy prints
> which the
> > scans represent and not the scans themselves or prints made
> from the scans.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: email@example.com
> > [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On Behalf Of Frank Nichols
> > Sent: Friday, July 20, 2001 8:45 PM
> > To: Filmscanners@Halftone. Co. Uk
> > Subject: filmscanners: OT: Copyright on Photo's
> > I know this is off topic, but since so many members here that produce
> > photo's commercially I hope you can answer a question for me.
> > I purchased a set of 4 Landscape Prints at an auction a couple
> days ago. It
> > is my intention to sell them on eBay, however, they are
> un-signed so I am
> > not to optimistic.
> > My question is: "Can I scan them, and display a small picture of them on
> > eBay for advertising without violating the copyright of the original
> > photographer?"
> > TIA,
> > /fn