From: Vintage Computer Festival <>
Date: Mon Dec 13 09:53:02 2004

On Mon, 13 Dec 2004, John Foust wrote:

> At 03:00 AM 12/13/2004, Tom Jennings wrote:
> >> Well, based on what I know about this sort of issue (and I might be wrong)
> >> if it's used in the context of news coverage then of course there's no
> >> issue.
> >
> >Not true. Besides the fact that "news" is more or less
> >entertainment these days, they still need permission to use
> >it.
> Doesn't Sellam have some sort of bouncers to watch for news organizations
> at the door, and some sort of boilerplate permission / release paperwork
> for them? I've been to many conferences / trade shows as press, where
> the show management were quite picky about cameras and camcorders.

I'm not that picky. I assume people walking around with cameras are
taking photos or video for their own private use.

> In lieu of such paperwork, can't they assume this was an exhibition
> open to the public?

That's what I'm wondering. Still, common courtesy would dictate that they
ask permission up front.

My VCR didn't record the program for some odd reason. Now I'll have to
try to track down a copy of the program somehow.

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