[Noisebridge-discuss] \so.unexcellent/

Tom noisebridge at flamsmark.com
Fri May 25 12:34:54 PDT 2012


Noisebridge is generally open to the public, but it is a privately operated
space. There is a *very* strong norm against taking photographs without the
permission of all subjects, and that norm establishes a reasonable
expectation of privacy against photography in Noisebridge.

There's nothing wrong with photos per se, as long as everyone consents. If
you're taking photos in the space without asking permission, don't be
surprised if you are asked to stop, or to leave.

On Thu, May 24, 2012 at 9:39 AM, Rameen <emprameen at gmail.com> wrote:

> There is no law against photos being taken in public. No law against the
> use of those photos in other kinds of media, except advertizing. I could
> take your photo at NB and sell it for $1,000,000 and as long as it's not in
> a commercial, there's no law against that.
>
> On Wed, May 23, 2012 at 9:28 PM, Mark Ellis <everfalling at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Yup. Not illegal to take pictures of people in a building if it isn't
>> theirs since there's no expectation of privacy. Still it's nice to ask
>> first.
>>
>> Sent from SPACE!
>>
>> On May 23, 2012, at 8:50 PM, Alan Rockefeller <alanrockefeller at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>> > Is there a rule against taking photos at Noisebridge?
>> >
>> > I think photos should be allowed.
>> >
>> > It is polite to ask people permission to take their pic, but I don't
>> think that should be a requirement.
>> >
>> > If someone asked me if they could take photos, I would tell them to go
>> ahead.  There is nothing illegal in the space.
>>
>
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