SNAP - Photographs on the internet and copyright law

The European Court of Justice, remains our highest court (at least until next March). A recent judgment from that Court clarifies what we already knew but is a welcome reminder to those Social Media gurus as to what can and cannot be done and what should or should not be done. (My seascape photograph) If you take a photograph then you almost invariably own the copyright in the image. You can publish the photograph and, as long as you avoid misrepresentation, place it on your website or share it on social media, publish it in magazines, books and use it in any way you wish. If someone else takes a photograph you will need the permission of the photographer to use the image. A case from German

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