| Commentary

177 Right to privacy of certain photographs and films

| Commentary

177 Right to privacy of certain photographs and films

Under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 the person who commissioned the taking of a photograph or making of a film for private and domestic purposes is not necessarily the author. Nonetheless, where copyright subsists in the resulting work, the person who commissioned the work has the right not to have copies of the work issued to the public, or the work exhibited or shown in public, or the work communicated to the public; and any person who does or authorises the doing of any of those acts infringes

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