Who owns your photos?
May 10, 2005 11:59 AM Subscribe
All Ur Pics R Belong 2 Us?
Over the last three weeks there's been a storm of protest
after Thomas Knoll
(of Adobe Photoshop fame) revealed that Nikon are encrypting the White Balance data (used to ensure correct colour) in the RAW
files generated by their latest cameras
and that Adobe are unwilling to break the encryption in their Camera RAW
software thanks to fears they could be prosecuted under the DCMA. Whilst others
appear to have no such worries
, many are calling for the camera manufacturers to document
their proprietary formats so images will not be lost over time. So have Nikon just taken a shot of their own foot
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