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Articles tagged mugshot sites (5)

Plus: The fallout of government surveillance, mugshot extortion, a Philly newspaper flap, and the rest of the week’s media and tech news.
“Even staunch free speech advocates recognize that these mugshot companies are, at the very least, distasteful. But, of course, the First Amendment does not allow the government to regulate content simply because it is distasteful.”
In going after mugshot sites, a plaintiff in Toledo is seeking to make the right of publicity extend to non-endorsement uses of people’s images.