1. Can I post innocent pics taken in neutral locations of my nephew(12y/o) without a parents(or only one of the parents) consent on facebook. I took these pics btw.
2. Can I force the mother to remove said photos from her facebook page in the name of intellectual property rights?
1. I'd get at least one parent's consent.
2. Yes, if you took the photos, you own them, and your copyright rights are being violated. You'd send what's called a "take down" notice to the website operator.
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re #2) You can do a quick search for "Reporting Copyright Infringements on Facebook" and find out what you need to do for asserting your rights with them.
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You should get consent of at least one parent before posting the photographs. if you took the photographs you own the copyright in them and you can send a "take down" notice to Facebook which would require that it remove the photographs from the web-site.
I worry about your use of the term "innocent". Remember that the definition of child pornography is very broad, and criminal penalties for publishing or trafficking in obscene images of children are extreme. My personal belief is that these child pornography laws go too far, and the penalties are too high, but zealous prosecutors use these laws every day to go after what from my philosophical perspective are "innocent" photographs of children. Remember--a photography does not necessarily need to involve nudity or sexual acts in order to qualify as obscene or offensive in the minds of some prosecutors---the wacko right wing religious crowd believes that photographs that most people believe are "innocent" violate child porn laws.
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