Gray Flannel Dwarf

6/18/2005

Photo Labs Afraid to Print Pics Deemed “Too Professional”

There’s an interesting story on USAToday.com today about how some photo technicians and labs are now, under fear of violating copyright laws, refusing to print digital photos that appear to have been taken by a professional photographer:

We’ve got a law written back in the 1970s and we’re trying to apply 2005 conditions to it,” Noble said. “When you’ve got an eight-megapixel camera out there, which is what used to be reserved for professionals, and it takes professional quality, how is the processor going to know?


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