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Another Student's View: A Picture of a Famous Actress

Rebecca Herron, Picture Famous ActressRebecca Herron, a student in Jon Pfeiffer’s Fall 2012 Mass Communication Law class at Pepperdine University, wrote the following essay in response to the question: “You see a famous actress sitting on a barstool in an airport bar and you take a picture of her without her knowledge. Later, when you look at the picture, you notice that she was not wearing underwear. Can you sell the picture?”

I have spent the past four years flying…

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  • Pepperdine Student Comments , Privacy
  • Jan 08, 2013

A Student's View: A Picture of a Famous Actress

Lauren Herr, Picture Famous ActressLauren Herr, a student in Jon Pfeiffer’s Fall 2012 Mass Communication Law class at Pepperdine University, wrote the following essay in response to the question: “You see a famous actress sitting on a barstool in an airport bar and you take a picture of her without her knowledge. Later, when you look at the picture, you notice that she was not wearing underwear. Can you sell the picture?”


I don’t think anyone should be able…

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  • Privacy , Privacy - Intrusion
  • Dec 30, 2012

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Jon Pfeiffer is an experienced entertainment and copyright trial attorney practicing in Santa Monica. Jon is also an adjunct professor at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California where he teaches Media Law. COM 570 covers First Amendment issues as well as copyright, defamation and privacy.  

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  • Privacy , Video
  • Dec 16, 2012

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