Thanks Gautam. I stand vindicated!

Clearly, we must start giving copyright credit to scanner operators. Or, a
la Gutenberg, to scanner owners. And a new can of worms for every inkjet

On Wed, Jun 29, 2011 at 3:16 PM, Gautam John <>wrote:

> On 29 June 2011 15:15, Ashwin Baindur <> wrote:
> > We have many people who scan images from books, etc. In those cases we
> give
> > copyright as applicable, as public domain if they are old. Is the case
> > different in case we take photos from art?
> Very much! A picture of the Mona Lisa is copyrightable. Even if the
> painting of the Mona Lisa is out of copyright.
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