If someone shows my picture in a presentation to a public school without citing it, is it illegal?
A person that I know used one of my pictures in a presentation of theirs, didn't even consider citing it, and showed it in a public school presentation. Does this violate the Copyright Act of 1976? And also, if I would've added a watermark to my picture, is it still considered plagiarism if this person were to show it without citing it?
Asked By: AJ - 10/27/2012
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It does not matter whether you have a watermark in it or not. If it is your picture, and you have not given that person a licence to use it in writing, he is infringing on your copyright... More
Answered By: knotter - 10/27/2012
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You had a copyright on your photo? Then, yes, you may sue your friend for copyright infringement.
Answered By: mildred f - 10/27/2012
Technically yes, it violates copyright laws. But since its a public school presentation, it could be argued that it was used for an educational purpose which can bypass those laws in some regards.
Answered By: Michael - 10/27/2012
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