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Release forms and international law?

I just received my first Blurb book and I was very satisfied at how nicely it turned out.  So nicely, in fact, that I was considering putting it up in the bookstore for sale.  My question is this.  All of the photos in my book were taken in another country (Afghanistan) and many contain pictures of the people there.  I’ve grayed out the faces of Americans in the photos but I’m not sure if I need a release form for pictures of the Afghans (which would be impossible to get).  Graying out the faces of the Afghans would ruin the pictures (I wasn’t too happen about having to blot out the American faces but that seemed pretty clear cut).

Any ideas on this?  Would rules governing this fall under U.S. law, Afghan law or am I too paranoid about the whole thing? 


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Dec 19, 2007 4:12pm PDT