Palm Beach Gardens, FL asked in Business Formation, Business Law, Civil Litigation, Communications Law and Copyright for Florida

Q: I am using Social Media to collect stories for a non profit book. Which releases do i need?

It is on Facebook. Closed group and everyone knows its for a book. Everyone is deciding the Everything, title,layout,design where money goes, i mean everything and they all are active with plenty of comments .

They will all have the title of authors and so noted in the book.

I know Facebook has rights to use it but the story teller is the copy write. Since they are active and getting the credit, do i need releases from everyone in the book?

1 Lawyer Answer
Andy Wayne Williamson
Andy Wayne Williamson
  • Santa Rosa Beach, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: You need to use the find a lawyer feature to locate a copy right attorney and consult with one on his topic. This is a specialized area of law and not something to take lightly. Get specific legal advice on this one.

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