Can I Legally Publish My Own Photo?
by Lincoln Specter, PC World, April 6, 2009
"'If you take a photograph in a public place, and then publish it commercially, can the people in the photo successfully sue?' That's a complex issue, with quite a few shades of grey. I talked with technology lawyer TateStickles to get a handle on the issues involved. 'Any picture you take, you own the copyright to,' Stickles told me, 'but it gets muddled when you put it to commercial use.'"