[UbuntuWomen] Work Play Day - Discussion and Review of Announcement and Photo Model Release Waiver

Matthew East mdke at ubuntu.com
Mon Apr 5 19:39:15 UTC 2010


Hi,

On Mon, Apr 5, 2010 at 8:32 PM, Elizabeth Krumbach <lyz at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 5, 2010 at 12:29 PM, Matthew East <mdke at ubuntu.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> On Mon, Apr 5, 2010 at 3:53 PM, Amber Graner <akgraner at ubuntu.com> wrote:
>>> However, before we can tell the world about it, we need to look at the
>>> announcement and the photo/model release waiver and see if the team,
>>> Canonical, or the CC may have noticed something we may have unintentionally,
>>> especially when it comes to using photos of minors.  Please take a look at
>>> the proposed competition announcement [3] as well as the Sample photo/model
>>> release form  and please take a moment to let us know your thoughts.
>>
>> Could you explain what the purpose of the "release form" is? It's
>> rather difficult to evaluate it without understanding what problems it
>> is trying to solve, and at the moment I can't see it.
>
> AFAIK the problem here is the use of photos of minors in promotional
> material/contests/etc has limitations in some countries, permission
> from parents is required.

I can see that this would be what the first and sixth paragraphs of
the document are addressing, but not the second to fifth paragraphs
inclusive. Is there another problem that has caused the insertion of
these provisions?

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Matthew East
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