Governments Consider Retouching Laws

The body image/Photoshop debate is heating up again. In France Valerie Boyer, 47 and a member of the French parliament, is proposing a law requiring that all digitally altered photographs of people used in advertising be labeled as retouched.

Today’s NYTimes Style section picks up the story in Point, Shoot, Retouch and Label?

In fact, the story broke last September, with a group of 50 politicians saying that the wording should read: ‘Retouched photograph aimed at changing a person’s physical appearance’. via Daily Mail UK

Read on: The Photoshop Body Image Debate Gets Serious