[sclug] Just to spoil everyone's tea...

Simon Huggins huggie at earth.li
Wed Aug 3 15:42:06 UTC 2011

On Wed, Aug 03, 2011 at 04:36:43PM +0100, Jacqui Caren-home wrote:
> On 03/08/2011 14:15, Dickon Hood wrote:
> >This is good.  On the downside, it looks like they've also accepted the
> >recommendations which reduce the copyright protection on amateur-produced
> >works.  So uploading photos to a photo sharing site more or less grants
> >media organisations permission to use them, AIUI.
> Hmm so BBC will be legally ripping people off now instead of simply
> hoping legal threats will stop people complaining about the BBC's
> theft of images and content?

I'm not quite sure where that came from.  If you've seen examples of
this I would suggest complaining to the BBC rather than posting to sclug

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