Subject: RE: [thelist] copyrights and linking

John Handelaar genghis at
Wed Apr 3 10:42:01 CST 2002

> -----Original Message-----
> From: thelist-admin at
> [mailto:thelist-admin at]On Behalf Of James S. Huggins
> (Evolt)
> Sent: 03 April 2002 17:17
> To: thelist at
> Subject: RE: Subject: RE: [thelist] copyrights and linking
> ===========================
> One should not be linking to anothers website to show ones photos.
> Instead one should have copies of the images on ones own website.
> ===========================
> Alas, in the case that began this discussion, they are not "her" photos.
> Although she was the photographer, the "rights" to the photos,
> the ownership
> of the photos, belongs to her former employer.
> It would be a violation of copyright to place copies of the
> digital formats
> of those photos onto her server and to link them "in line" on her website.
> That is, unless she could obtain permission.
> And, her former employer appears to have denied such permission.

...which means that the only legal option available
is to not carry the images on her site at all, but
instead link to pages where her work appears.

Which is very common for jounalists' personal sites

John Handelaar

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