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Old 27th of September 2008 (Sat)   #1
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Default Question re' posting candids

Are there any U.S. laws or even "unwritten rules"/ethical standards regarding posting images of people on the internet (like this forum for instance) if you don't have their explicit permission to do so and you don't even know how to contact them for it? Thanks.
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Default Re: Question re' posting candids

If those shots were taken in a public place and if they are not presented in an undignified manner, I don’t see why you should not post them.
Photos are meant to be shown after all..
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Old 28th of September 2008 (Sun)   #3
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there's no right to privacy in public places.

nobody makes you sign a release when you get nabbed in security footage... and they don't make you sign one when they put that footage on America's Most Wanted either
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Ok, thanks for your thoughts.
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