GoPro waves the DCMA at a review done by digitalrev.com

Started Mar 22, 2013 | Discussions thread
quadrox
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Re: Complain to gopro and share your experiences!
In reply to Allan Olesen, Mar 24, 2013

Allan Olesen wrote:

quadrox wrote:

Allan Olesen wrote:

So they sent a DMCA takedown because the webstore was not using their product photos?

How can not using a photo be a copyright violation?

No, they claim that when using a photo, the photo must be an officially approved photo

Yes, that was what I wrote.

Ah, I misunderstood - I thought you meant not using any photo at all.

And I repeat: NOT using one of GoPro's officially approved photos can never be a copyright violation.

And using you own photo of the camera can never be a copyright violation either in any jurisdiction I know of. There are some items which you can not take a photo of and publish it, usually art items and/or buildings, but consumer goods does not have such a protection.

I fully agree!

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