On Wed, 2009-03-25 at 16:37 +0000, Thomas Rooney wrote:
> Hi All
>> Thanks for the reply's I think my friend is mostly pi$$ed off because he is
> no credit for his work but to add insult to injury photos taken by an other
> and shown alongside his are payed for and credited. So I suppose he would
> want to
> get some money if someone else is getting money, I would. Any how I'm going
> shut up now and pass on the advice to get legal help.
Speaking from personal experience as a journalist who has had to deal
with copyright grabs, I would advise as follows.
(1) Pick a numer. A large number. Then increase it. If he think it's
still a reasonable number, double it until he thinks he's being silly.
(2) Send an invoice.
Of course, all of this presupposes that he didn't do something foolish
like posting his picture on a website with a EULA giving the site owner
unlimited reproduction rights.
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