Go Back   Rangefinderforum.com > Cameras / Gear / Photography > Rangefinder Forum > Photography General Interest

Photography General Interest Neat Photo stuff NOT particularly about Rangefinders.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes

Sex tape row: German court orders man to destroy naked images
Old 12-22-2015   #1
raid
Dad Photographer
 
raid's Avatar
 
raid is offline
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Florida
Posts: 30,899
Sex tape row: German court orders man to destroy naked images

bbc.com: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-35159187

A photographer and his ex-friend ....
What are the laws in the USA for such a case?
__________________
- Raid

________________


http://raid.smugmug.com/
  Reply With Quote

Old 12-22-2015   #2
greyelm
Malcolm
 
greyelm's Avatar
 
greyelm is offline
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: London, UK
Posts: 1,360
So called " revenge porn" is illegal under English Law.

See. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk...-10444898.html
  Reply With Quote

Old 12-22-2015   #3
krötenblender
Registered User
 
krötenblender's Avatar
 
krötenblender is offline
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Germany
Posts: 958
Quote:
Originally Posted by greyelm View Post
So called " revenge porn" is illegal under English Law.

See. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk...-10444898.html
It is not about Tapes. Its about pictures.

That case here in Germany is not about revenge porn, but about keeping those pictures on his own. His argument is, that the pictures are made with mutual agreement and that he wants to keep them because of freedom of art.

He has (that is, what he is saying) and never had any intention to make them public.

The court, however, rules that privacy and intimacy are the higher values at least in this kind of case.
  Reply With Quote

Old 12-22-2015   #4
raid
Dad Photographer
 
raid's Avatar
 
raid is offline
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Florida
Posts: 30,899
Thanks for al the input here.
__________________
- Raid

________________


http://raid.smugmug.com/
  Reply With Quote

Old 12-22-2015   #5
krötenblender
Registered User
 
krötenblender's Avatar
 
krötenblender is offline
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Germany
Posts: 958
Quote:
Originally Posted by photomoof View Post
The court is of course only ruling on images made during a sexual encounter, they made that quite clear, it would not cover more casual photos, even nudes. The photos must be in the specific context of a lover.

...

It is an important distinction.
Indeed. The whole story is about a very private matter. So I think, it is not suitable as an example of any general tendency in law pro/contra any artistic topic.

Usually I'm very pro freedom of art and expression and that society in general should accept quite a portion of discomfort for the sake of freedom of expression. But in this case I tend to go with the court.

What puzzles me the most, is that two grownups are not able to settle those things without lawyers. One has made very intimate pictures of the other in a situation and relationship, that is no more. Even without court-order I think it would simply be a matter of decency to agree to the request to delete the pictures.

But then... other grownups do even more not so grownup things.
  Reply With Quote

Old 07-04-2016   #6
noisycheese
Normal(ish) Human
 
noisycheese is offline
Join Date: Mar 2013
Posts: 1,287
Quote:
Originally Posted by photomoof View Post
Obviously not that strict, but one goes to court.

There is case precedent, but the rule worldwide for women is, do not allow yourself to be photographed or filmed in a compromising situation, unless you are good with it being on the internet porn sites forever.

I believe J-Law has forever proved this rule.
Good advice - and for men, too.

Relationships may not last forever and the photographer who made the images/video may seek revenge for being dumped, even if doing so is small minded, mean spirited and childish (perhaps that's why he/she was dumped to begin with).

In the U.S., such images or videos that are wrongfully put on websites for spite can possibly be required by law to be removed by some type of legal take down letter of demand, based on provisions in defamation laws.

If there is an attorney on board that can shed some light on this, please do.
__________________
The Leica M passion: From the inside it's hard to explain; from the outside it's hard to understand.
  Reply With Quote

Old 07-04-2016   #7
farlymac
PF McFarland
 
farlymac's Avatar
 
farlymac is offline
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Roanoke, VA
Posts: 6,262
I think with the way the US copyright laws are, they are basically his images to keep. If he were to use them in a felonious way, then there is a problem. She cannot prove that he has intent to use them in such a fashion, so she would have no standing in the court as an injured party. Could I force you to give up all your pencils just because I presume you might stab me with one someday?

PF
__________________
Waiting for the light
  Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -8. The time now is 07:49.


vBulletin skin developed by: eXtremepixels
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

All content on this site is Copyright Protected and owned by its respective owner. You may link to content on this site but you may not reproduce any of it in whole or part without written consent from its owner.