Any legal standing to have webcam videos taken down?

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Any legal standing to have webcam videos taken down?

Over 6 years ago, I nievely did webcam modeling, there are a few videos up on a site that works with the site I was on. I’m going to ask nicely first, there not making anything off them anyway, however I was wondering if I have any legal standing to force them to take them down? I’m sure I agreed to whatever industry-standard legal documents at the time but I’m hoping I can just be forgotten.

Asked on June 26, 2016 under Employment Labor Law, Tennessee

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 4 years ago | Contributor

If you gave permission at the time for them to take the videos and have the rights to them, you cannot now, unfortunately, take that permission or those rights back--if rights were given without no limitations (e.g on who could show the videos; on how long they could use them; etc.) those rights cannot be unilaterally (by you) taken back; the other person(s) would have to agree to limit or give back their rights to the videos.


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