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A copyright ruling against a photographer whose work was re-used has been criticized as a "very poor decision," based on "a faulty understanding of the fair use doctrine," by copyright lawyer Bert Krages.The widely-reported 'Brammer v. Violent Hues LLC' case in the Eastern District of Virginia appeared to accept that the use of a crop of a photograph without permission as fair use. However, while
A judge in the Eastern District of Virginia recently issued what on the face of it looks like a bizarre ruling in image copyright case Brammer v. Violent Hues, LLC, finding that the use of a copyrighted image without permission didn't violate the photographer's copyright.The legal matter began in 2017 after photographer Russell Brammer filed a complaint against Violent Hues Productions, LLC, for
The preliminary decision means that, if upheld, YouTube, and potentially other major platforms, are legally accountable for the content posted by users on its platform. ...
The suit alleges that Epic's Fornite Battle Royale is far too similar to PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds and, as a result, infringes on PUBG Corp.'s copyrights. ...
Photo: David SlaterPETA's "monkey selfie" copyright lawsuit has finally, finally reached a satisfying ending. On Monday, a three-judge panel with the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that only humans can pursue copyright infringement claims, upholding a lower court's decision after a judge refused to let PETA settle its way out of this likely conclusion.In its ruling, the court said:Affirming
In a court case that could fundamentally change what constitutes copyright infringement online, a New York district judge has ruled that embedding a tweet that contains a copyright protected photo does, in fact, constitute a copyright violation. If the ruling is upheld, its impact across the internet is hard to understate.The case involves a photographer, Justin Goldman, who sued several major pu
The Vietnam-based outsourcing firm Glass Egg filed the suit in response to the use of a number of assets from the studio's Asphalt series. ...
Photographers in the USA wishing to register groups of images for copyright protection will find the process much simpler and easier starting on February 20th.According to the US Copyright Office, ‘modernized’ practices will let people register either published or unpublished work via a new on-line application system (no more paper applications...) that will allow you to submit up to 750 images a
The controversial Dubai Frame has opened to the public, despite an ongoing copyright dispute with architect Fernando Donis, who won a competition to design the observation tower over a decade ago. Read more
UPDATEThe complaint stems from a number of incidents surrounding the development of Star Citizen, the devs' in-development online space exploration game which used CryEngine for the bulk of its development, ...


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