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From Regina Henschel <>
Subject Re: ApacheCon Request: Please take a lot of photographs
Date Fri, 02 Nov 2012 19:25:28 GMT
Hi Rob,

Rob Weir schrieb:
> On Fri, Nov 2, 2012 at 2:27 PM, Regina Henschel <> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Rob Weir schrieb:
>>> For those bringing cameras to ApacheCon, could I ask you to take
>>> photographs in the following topics, for future AOO marketing, website
>>> and social media use:
>>> - photos of speakers, either during their presentation or before/after
>>> their talk.
>>> - audience photographs
>>> - photographs of project members talking informally, at the conference
>>> or at social gatherings
>>> - photographs of computer screens running AOO, or looking at AOO source
>>> code
>>> - location shots that give a sense of the place, e.g., showing
>>> ApacheCon logo or AOO logo.
>>> Be creative and have fun!  I wish I could be there.
>> Please keep in mind, that you need the permission of the persons, if you
>> make the picture available on a website. In Germany that is mandatory and
>> only in case of "Personen der Zeitgeschichte" such permission is not needed.
> Does this depend on the fact that the photo was taken in Germany?  I
> believe our website is in the US.  Certainly Apache is a US-based
> organization.
> Under our laws, non-commercial, editorial use of photographs
> containing identifiable people is fine, with a few exceptions.
> Of course, we should respect the wishes of those in photographs,
> regardless of whether applicable laws require it or not.

I'm no lawyer, so I know no details. In case of taken a picture of 
speakers, I would simple ask them to agree to be shown.

Kind regards

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