Conferences may be more trouble than they are worth
Posted Mar 26, 2013 0:14 UTC (Tue) by nix
In reply to: Conferences may be more trouble than they are worth
Parent article: Blum: Adria Richards, PyCon, and How We All Lost
There is no right not to have your picture taken and publicized when you are in a public area.
A quote seems relevant here. As usual, he hits it out of the park:
"You know, when I was in Paris, seeing Linter for the first time, I was standing at the top of some steps in the courtyard where Linter's place was, and I looked across it and there was a little notice on the wall saying it was forbidden to take photographs of the courtyard without the man's permission. [...] They want to own the light!"
-- Iain M. Banks, The State of the Art
, chapter 6.3 Halation Effect
But, of course, Iain is one of those Scottish socialists...
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