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on the other hand, state of NY contemplates A08155
Establishes the right of privacy and the right of publicity for both living and deceased individuals; provides that an individual's persona is the personal property of the individual and is freely transferable and descendible; provides for the registration with the department of state of such rights of a deceased individual; and that the use of a digital replica for purposes of trade within an expressive work shall be a violation.
Disney, NBCUniversal, MPAA say the new bill is potentially unconstitutional
A letter written by Lisa Pitney, vice president of government relations at Disney to the New York State Senators, said: "If adopted, this legislation would interfere with the right and ability of companies like ours to tell stories about real people and events. The public has an interest in those stories, and the First Amendment protects those who tell them."
Forget them. This path takes a simple photo release to a level of liability ... that could freeze several social media platforms overnight.

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by Cat on Wed Jun 13th, 2018 at 04:56:41 AM EST
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