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From Rob Weir <>
Subject Re: ApacheCon Request: Please take a lot of photographs
Date Fri, 02 Nov 2012 18:37:48 GMT
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

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.


> Kind regards
> Regina

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