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Old July 7 2013, 10:50 PM   #16
Re: Can you ban your likenss from used as hologram?

Right now Facebook recognizes faces, and when someone tags you, you are asked if you agree with that.
But even if you don't, this someone will still be free to utilize your face - just not within the Facebook context, not without some extra fiddling...

It's difficult to see how things could be different in that respect in the future.

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Old July 8 2013, 06:56 AM   #17
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Re: Can you ban your likenss from used as hologram?

And laws are as varied as the localities in which they are created. How could laws be enforced across a quadrant?
"With the first link, the chain is forged. The first speech censored, the first thought forbidden, the first freedom denied, chains us all irrevocably." ~ Captain Picard - "The Drumhead", Star Trek: The Next Generation
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Old July 8 2013, 09:00 PM   #18
Re: Can you ban your likenss from used as hologram?

By sending Captain Kirk, of course.

Curiously, Starfleet seems to be the only law enforcement organization operating in the Federation (apart from a single agent from some sort of a "secret service" called Federation Security in ST3:TSfS - a man who subsequently sent his suspect to a Starfleet gaol). If enforcement is so monobloc, it wouldn't be difficult to speculate that laws are as well, and that only a single locality creates laws in the UFP.

Of course, such speculation runs into the problem of Kirk not really knowing the laws he's supposed to enforce. In "Amok Time", he actually gets himself killed because he doesn't know Vulcan law regarding duels to death! In "Cloud Minders", he encounters a long-running enslavement practice on the Federation planet Ardana, a practice apparently well known to others in the Federation (as they are longterm clients of Ardana on the mineral zenite), a practice openly admitted to by the local government in the same phrase where they threaten to complain to Kirk's superiors about his interference as is their right as UFP members.

Picard at least typically stumbles with alien law in cases where said aliens hope to become UFP members in the near future. And Sisko and Janeway operate outside the Federation, leaving us somewhat starved of useful evidence, as Kirk lived too early to tackle holographic simulation laws.

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Old July 10 2013, 06:47 AM   #19
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Re: Can you ban your likenss from used as hologram?

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It's hard to say for sure, but it doesn't sound like it:

Riker: This is a violation of protocol. Crewmembers should not be simulated in the holodeck.
La Forge: Commander I don't think there's any regulation against...
Riker: Well there ought to be.

LAFORGE: Let me tell you something. You'd get more action out of a good book than you'll ever see on this date, I'll guarantee it. She's not going to waste her time on someone like you.
WESLEY: Someone like me?
LAFORGE: She's way out of your league.
WESLEY: Since when did you become an expert on women?
LAFORGE: Compared to you, every male on this ship is an expert on women.
WESLEY: Well at least I don't have to find my women on the holodeck!

Best Wesley quote, ever.
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