Olympic Problems for “User Generated Content” Plans

If you were hoping to have your audience help flush out your Olympic coverage this year, better come up with a new plan: Ticket holders are barred from releasing images they create to for any commercial usage.

According to Cleland Thom at the Press Gazette, attendees can post photos and text to their own social media sites so long as there is no commercial gain for anyone.

Darn … I was so looking forward to galleries of fuzzy, loose images with no caption information …

(Thanks to Mickey Osterreicher for the link.)

Mark E. Johnson

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