News Around the World Affects Photographers
The European Court of Human Rights found that a photographer breached a child’s privacy by taking a photograph of it while in the hospital. In the U.S., a photographer must be concerned about HIPAA when taking a photograph in a hospital (see my Sept., 15, 2007 blog entry for more info.
The Technology & Marketing Law Blog reports that the court dismissed a lawsuit filed by a couple after Google’s camera car drove up their private driveway and posted the pictures taken there on Google’s Street View. The court held that the plaintiffs did not allege facts supporting that the intrusion was substantial and highly offensive.Lynda.com, in the Lynda.com Article Center, and on Twitter!