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Thursday, October 25, 2007

Right of Publicity and the Commercial Use of Photos: Is "Nothing for a Nobody" Over?

FindLaw's Anita Ramasastry writes about the invasion of privacy/right of publicity lawsuit Alison Chang has filed against Virgin Mobile Australia and Creative Commons for using her photograph in an ad campaign without her permission. She thinks Ms. Chang has a good case against Virgin Mobile Australia, but not against Creative Commons. Read her essay here.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/2007/10/right-of-public.html

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