[Noisebridge-board] I signed a "location release" for a film

Andy Isaacson adi at hexapodia.org
Thu May 30 08:04:12 UTC 2013


On Thu, May 30, 2013 at 12:50:15AM +0000, Leif Ryge wrote:
> The zerodaydoc.com filmmakers interviewed Morgan Marquis-Boire and John
> Scott-Railton at Noisebridge today about the malware research they've
> been doing with citizenlab.org.
> 
> They were careful to ask every individual who may have been filmed for
> their consent before filming them.
> 
> Afterwards, they asked if someone could sign a "location release". It
> said, in essence, that they can use the footage that they recorded here.
> I signed this form on behalf of Noisebridge.
> 
> I felt a little uncomfortable taking my first official action as a board
> member without discussing it with anyone, but I felt reasonably
> confident that nobody would mind (and I'm pretty sure board members and
> officers have signed similar releases without discussion before).
> 
> If anyone thinks I shouldn't have signed this, please let me know!

Signing the release seems reasonable to me.  I think you did the right
thing by documenting that you signed it in this email.

Last release I remember we kept saying we'd sign it but never did afaik,
and they eventually went away I think without getting the release.

-andy


More information about the Board mailing list