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USA footnotesEdit

The table had two footnotes to the entry for the United States:

I have removed them both for several reasons. First, they are both limited to New York state, and while possibly illustrative, we need to remember that "United States" is plural and one state's law may not apply in the other 49.

Second, specifically, Nussenzweig was decided in part because the suit was filed after the statute of limitations had passed. While the court also said that freedom of expression applied, it's not a good case to cite for this purpose.

The other footnote refers to a LexisNexis summary that does not tell us the outcome or even if suit was filed. It only suggests that the New York Times thought it was entirely safe in putting a photograph of a man walking down the street on the cover of the Times Magazine without his having given permission or being in any way linked to the accompanying article. Again,not a good cite for us.      Jim . . . . Jameslwoodward (talk to me) 11:07, 2 July 2012 (UTC)


IMO, this table is wrong. For pictures in a public place, the aswers are not "yes-yes-yes", but "no-no-no". "yes-yes-yes" is for pictures in private places, with exceptions.--Jebulon (talk) 23:09, 7 January 2013 (UTC)
The table is difficult, as it's inevitably a simplification. What do you think about the text it's trying to summarise (Commons:Country_specific_consent_requirements#France)? Rd232 (talk) 00:14, 8 January 2013 (UTC)
I'm gonna change the table info of Taking the picture to Yes (with exceptions), as this is obviously the case in the detailed reasoning. This must at least apply to the taking of a photo. Are there any other considerations/exceptions regarding the publication of this photo of, for example, a public or well-known figure at a public place or public gathering.--Paracel63 (talk) 20:03, 11 December 2013 (UTC)
Return to the project page "Country specific consent requirements/table".