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Copyright Small Claims System (CASE Act) For Photographers Officially Signed Into Law
Good news for photographers and independent creatives has arrived as the CASE act was officially signed into law this week….
Photographer Wins Landmark Lawsuit Against BuzzFeed After They Remove Photo Credit
Photographer Gregory Mango has won his landmark lawsuit against BuzzFeed last week when a court ruled that the online publication…
Google Images Adds “Licensable” Badge to Help Photographers Sell Their Images
Google Images is currently testing a new “Licensable” badge on images as a way to help photographers sell their photos…
Federal Court Rules Your Instagram Photos Can Be Embedded Without Consent
A Federal Court has dismissed a photographer’s Copyright Infringement Claim against a major online publication that used her Instagram image without permission citing that the photographer “signed over the rights of embedding by posting the shot to the photo-sharing service.”
If You’re Planning a Grinch Themed Photoshoot—Think Again!
Everyone loves Christmas—even the Grinch wised up after years of trying to sabotage Whoville. But that doesn’t mean he’ll be…
Photographer Receives Heartfelt Apology After Rugby Star Reposts Image on Instagram Without Permission
This Rugby star proves it’s okay to admit you’ve made a mistake. After learning of his mistake with an uncredited photograph, Williams did the right thing by linking to the original photograph, crediting the photographer, and asking for his forgiveness also!
European Union’s Top Court Backs Photographer Copyright in Landmark Ruling
In the United States there’s a sense that it is the shining beacon of an example of a federal superstate,…
Is Copying Now Fair Game? | Judge Rules Unauthorized Commercial Use “Transformative Fair Use”
This doesn’t look good for any of us.