Two Chinese companies had intellectual property legal dispute in the USA. The global leader of drone market, DJI came out shorter and it may cause them a big loss on the US market.
Another instructive court ruling was made about an embeded social media photo. This time a greatly different deciesion was made than in a previous case – but the situation is totally different too, what makes it clear what you may or may not.
Copyright and personal rights aspects are also interesting and important in this story the Hungarian State Opera House got into drawing photo theft accusations.
The Brazil resident Turkish face of their newest campaign accuses them with unauthorised use of her image. The institute defends itself claiming they have the permission to use the photo from a stock site. The situation is however more complex and unclear.
More and more news are coming about stars getting sued by paparazzis for infringing their copyrights and a series of fan pages being deleted by social media sites for the very same reason. It seems some celebrities and fans have a hard time understanding they cannot just grab photos and use them as they want.
Photographers in the mean time have a hard time accepting these rip off so they go into court against world famous people as well – and they win these cases too. As an end result however after getting burned themselves celebrities started to educate their followers too.
The story of a copyright dispute around a political satire modified documentary photo that reveials how complicated some copyright reuse cases can be – especially in Hungary.
After years have passed a Facebook copyright hoax keeps coming back. Even many of the reasonable people share it however it has no point. Get some insight why the claims of this hoax are misinforming people and what you can do to beat it!
The popular photo sharing website has been selling photos before as well, but they now plan to launch a photo agency service. Their slogan is “Accessing Talent” and they claim being the largest photography community of the world. Many of their users however think they joined those who devalue talent and they only want to rip off photographers contributing to the site.
We rarely think about how much moral of a story can a movie deliver even regarding copyright what I often mention on this blog. It is…
A Danish news TV programme recently used a screenshot from a computer game as a Syrian backdrop for their report on the conflict. The rather embarrassing mistake forced the TV2 broadcaster to issue an apology afterwards.