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Tess Broussard at the Emmy Awards source
Hello, I see there is a question as to the source of the photo Tess Broussard at the Emmy Awards 2012.jpg It was taken with Tess Broussard's camera by an assistant working for Tess Broussard so it is in effect a self portrait.
How do I go about defining this for wiki?
- 1) "It is in effect a self portrait": No, it is not. 2) your two versions of the story have different legal outcome, you should clarify first with an legal expert what scenario applies and what you can do with the photo with what information. --Martin H. (talk) 07:18, 24 October 2012 (UTC)
The mistake is mine. Joyce Chow is the photographer. I have received an email from Ms. Chow with the photo attached (there is also a second photo I would like to add). I am happy to forward the email to you. The email reads:
To Whom it may Concern:
I hereby affirm that I, Joyce Chow am the sole owner of the exclusive copyright of Tess Broussard Emmy Awards 2012 and Tess Broussard Comedy Central 2012 attached in this email. I agree to publish that work under the free license "Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0" (unported).
I acknowledge that by doing so I grant anyone the right to use the work in a commercial product or otherwise, and to modify it according to their needs, provided that they abide by the terms of the license and any other applicable laws.
I am aware that this agreement is not limited to Wikipedia or related sites.
I am aware that I always retain copyright of my work, and retain the right to be attributed in accordance with the license chosen. Modifications others make to the work will not be claimed to have been made by me. I acknowledge that I cannot withdraw this agreement, and that the content may or may not be kept permanently on a Wikimedia project. I further acknowledge that David Kantar at firstname.lastname@example.org with the wiki username, dgk4wiki, will be uploading the photo.
Joyce Chow email@example.com 310.803.0089 Copyright Holder 10/24/12
Let me know if this is satisfactory and if you would like me to forward the email with attachments to you or another address.
Thank you. I appreciate your taking the time.
dgk4wiki Dgk4wiki (talk) 04:51, 24 October 2012 (UTC)