RE: need some advices

From: Didier Derny <>
Date: Sun, 4 Dec 2011 07:54:45 +0100
Message-ID: <000901ccb251$9bba3a70$d32eaf50$@org>

Internet is not opened nor free. Internet is controlled by giant companies
Free internet is now a dream just read the license agreement people never

read the book "when wizards stay up late" and compare to the actual network,
You will see that that the actual internet is at the opposite of the
original concepts

I don’t want to protect my images against commodore addict like you and me
But against company that could attempted to use them for commercial use.

These day more and more people are selling emulators for old machines 
And even trying  to sell games and resources.

When I'm say that I'm not speaking of all individuals and group of
passionate people
That are trying to keep alive those old computers and are sometimes selling
at fair cost

But some large company that decide one day to put an emulator in their game
Or cell phone.


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[] De la part de Vanessa Ezekowitz
Envoyé : dimanche 4 décembre 2011 01:50
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Objet : Re: need some advices

On Sat, 03 Dec 2011 23:21:01 +0100 wrote:

> Hallo Vanessa,
> > It defeats the purpose of a free and open Internet.
> Which also means that one is free to put text on his image :)
> > Instead, add a hidden watermark
> What does diminishing or enlarging do with this hidden watermark? 

Depends on how it is implemented.  Last such example I saw could survive
resizing and minor modifications to the image, though I don't remember what
the limits were.  I believe it simply reduced the watermark image to only 3
or 4 bits per pixel and use the result to replace the lowest-order bits of
the original image.  Crude, but effective.

> And what if people use this picture anyway, are you going to sue 
> (??? accuse, summon) them? 

If it were me, no.  Not worth the time and effort unless the offender is
using my images to make a ton of money or something.  In the case of the
original poster, it's up to him. :-)

"There are some things in life worth obsessing over.  Most
things aren't, and when you learn that, life improves."
Vanessa Ezekowitz <>

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