[ubuntu-uk] remove watermark from image
javadayaz at gmail.com
Tue Jul 14 22:26:59 BST 2009
i know everyones stance on whats legal and whats not. Rest assured im not
breaking any copyright laws! :)
2009/7/14 Daniel Drummond <dmdrummondx at gmail.com>
> Sean Miller wrote:
> > If you don't have the original image then you probably aren't legally
> > entitled to remove the watermark.
> > It's as simple as that...
> > If you work for a company, as you say you do, and they've asked you to
> > re-engineer the picture then ask them for the original rather than the
> > watermarked version.
> > If you don't... well, find something better to do with your life than
> > bootlegging folks' images.
> > Sean
> And there I thought the principles of law operated on an innocent until
> proven guilty basis.
> Perhaps he accidentally deleted the original.
> Perhaps the photograph in question was watermarked with a website name,
> but then the website changed name, and the only image is the one on the
> Perhaps a company lost the original.
> Perhaps an ex-employee of the company took the photo on company time,
> for the company, and when fired for surfing the internet too much during
> company time left on bad terms and decided to take the original with
> them. Technically the company owns the photograph, but would be left
> without the original.
> Lets not pre-judge reasons for wanting to remove a watermark. It could
> be legitimate.
> ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com
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