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We do not condone, and will not tolerate copyright violations.
If you believe we should not have a picture of your building on this web site, then you are mistaken. Photographs of buildings are specifically protected by copyright laws in most countries. You cannot restrict someone from taking pictures of your building or claim a photograph violates a copyright on a building, as long as that picture was taken from a public space (such as a sidewalk, street, park, or government building). Here are the specific laws:
United States Code - Title 17 - Chapter 1 - Section 120
Japanese copyright law - Article 46
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China copyright law Chapter 528, section 71Most other nations have similar laws. Contact your legal representative so he can set you straight about what is allowed and what is not.
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