[Air-l] Permissions for web images that no longer exist
Gilbert B. Rodman
gbrodman at mindspring.com
Wed Apr 27 06:01:48 PDT 2005
If the publisher wants you to get permissions, but you've got not ready
access to the permission holders (or even any sense who those might be),
there's always the sort of notice/disclaimer that reads something like:
"every effort has been made to secure permission for use of copyrighted
materials. in the event of a copyright query, please contact the
publishers." Your publisher may not want to do that, but it's a common
enough practice that it's worth asking about. If nothing else, it helps to
demonstrate that you did, in fact, engage in good faith efforts to locate
relevant copyright holder -- especially if you keep a paper/e-mail trail of
At 4/27/2005 @ 01:03 AM, you wrote:
>I've run up against a problem that has my publisher stumped as well. If
>you're publishing a book or journal article and want to use pictures from
>a Web site, and you have the pictures but the site is no longer in
>existence, do you need permission? How would you handle this?
>And also, what is the site still exists, but all emails to the authors of
>the site bounce?
>Any help or pointers of where to look would be greatly appreciated.
>Mia Consalvo, Ph.D.
>Kohei Miura Visiting Professor
>Department of Communication, College of Humanities
>School of Telecommunications
>Athens, Ohio 45701
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