Tag Archive: copyright

Jun 24 2015

Progress photos at risk of FoP changes?

Proposed EU changes to national Freedom of Panorama (FoP) rights could affect individuals and organisations taking photographs or videos of construction works and sharing them in commercial platforms. Freedom of Panorama (FoP) is a somewhat obscure provision in copyright law that allows people to take photographs or video of buildings and and other works in public places without …

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Nov 21 2011

Leighton gets legal

Just over a month after I researched, wrote and published a blog post about my view of changes at Leighton Holdings Ltd’s construction collaboration technology subsidiary Incite, the Sydney, Australia-based giant has flexed its not inconsiderable muscles and sent me a letter. A response to my version of the events at Incite since February? Perhaps some …

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Oct 02 2009

SaaS as a software protection strategy

Reading WorldCAD Access and The CAD Industry blogs this morning, I learned about the latest developments in a court case brought by Autodesk to stop an eBay trader, Tim Vernor, from selling second-hand CAD software. Ignoring the complex issues relating to copyright, it occurred to me that other software vendors are already side-stepping such issues …

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