The following is a copy of a Model Release Form signed by all of the generous people who appear in this book by name. This form gives Joi Ito, the photographer, the right use the images in this book in any media and for any good purpose.* By licensing this work under Creative Commons Attribution, Joi is giving this right to you.
We encourage other photographers to use this license. We also encourage you to make use of Joi's photos.
* other than advertising or anything defamatory!
MODEL RELEASE FOR PHOTOGRAPHY
I hereby give Photographer permission to use and license the Images for use in any Media for all purposes other than the advertising, promotion, commercial endorsement or packaging of any product or service, so long as that purpose is not pornographic or defamatory, with the exception that I expressly give Photographer permission to use the Images in advertising and promotion in connection with any publication of the Images by Photographer. I understand that the Images may be modified or altered in any way, and may be combined with other images, audio, text, graphics or other material. I understand that my name and identity may be associated with the Images.
I agree that all copyright in the Images belong to Photographer. This Release is given for good and valuable Consideration that I acknowledge I have received. I acknowledge that I have no right to any additional consideration or accounting, and agree that I will make no claim upon Photographer with respect to the Images for any reason. I agree that this Release is binding upon my heirs and upon anyone to whom I may assign any other rights that I may have.
I agree that this Release is irrevocable, perpetual and worldwide. I represent and warrant that I am at least 18 years of age and have the full legal capacity to execute this Release.
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