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Why The Wyoming ‘Data Trespass Bill’ Should & Shouldn’t Bother You
The new Wyoming law has a lot of photographers up in arms – but the reason it should seems to have escaped many of them. Here’s some clarification and our take
The ‘Ansel Adams Act’ Protecting First Amendment Rights| This Is A Big Deal For Us All
Photography has been demonized by the powers at be, and it seems to get worse and worse. The Ansel Adams Act is here to correct course.
It’s 1:00. Do You Know Where Your Photos Are? [The Ethics of Photo Sharing]
A trend that is becoming ever more common—the reuse of photos and other intellectual property without prior consent.
Basic Legal Knowledge That Every Photographer Should Know
Learn some of the legal basics of running a photography business – from copyright to contracts to business issues in this one hour webinar with The Law Tog.
Don’t Get Caught In A Copyright Mess – Watch This Video
The murky waters of photography copyright law is filtered here open your eyes to things you may not know, and correct things you thought you did.
A Great Example Of How To Handle Police As A Photographer
As a photographer these days, we’re continually being greeted with more and more suspicion from law enforcement, and the end result is often not in our favor. Here’s an example of how to de-escalate a bad situation.
UK Intellectual Property Office Responds to Myths About New Act
In case you missed all of the hub bub in the last week over the UK’s new Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act of 2013, at its basic terms it allows for copyright works to be used without the owner’s permission so long as the party using the image does a “diligent” search and tries to find the owner. This new act set off a fire storm of critics, some going as far as to say that this new law effectively abolishes copyright in the UK.