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If you ever receive a direct message on Instagram informing you that copyright infringement has been detected in your photos, beware: it may actually be a cleverly-disguised phishing scam.This particular scam was first reported by Fstoppers writer Andy Day, who received a copyright infringement message that was purportedly from The North Face Chile (@thenorthfacechile).Screenshot by Andy Day/Fsto
The 2016 copyright infringement case against the media website Mashable that we last heard about in April is back again. Following a similar case with an opposite ruling regarding how copyright infringement may pertain to embedded Instagram posts, the US District Court for the Southern District of New York has reopened the copyright suit filed by photographer Stephanie Sinclair against Mashable.S
Automotive photographer Jack Schroeder and model Britni Sumida have filed a major lawsuit against car maker Volvo, accusing the automotive giant of doing significant damage to both of their careers by willfully using Schroeder’s images without permission, after he explicitly denied the company’s request.The story told by the plaintiffs is problematic for Volvo to say the least. Accord
Microsoft has been sued over alleged copyright infringement by photographer Matilde Gattoni, who has accused the corporation of using several of her images for an MSN article without permission or a proper license. The lawsuit was filed on May 19 in the Southern District of New York and seeks damages potentially amounting to $150,000 per image allegedly infringed upon.Gattoni's images are feature
Earlier today, the Supreme Court of the United States dealt a major blow to photographer’s copyright protections when it declared that states cannot be sued for copyright infringement because they have “sovereign immunity.”The opinion came down as part of a writ of certiorari regarding the case of Allen v Cooper. A writ of certiorari is basically a review of a lower court’
Overwatch maker Blizzard Entertainment and Chinese distributor NetEase have been awarded $569,000 after a court found Chinese publisher 4399 Network guilty of copyright infringement. ...
Earlier this week, supermodel Gigi Hadid‘s lawyers successfully got a copyright case against her dismissed despite the fact that most people thought this was a clear cut case of infringement. The important question for photographers now is: how did her lawyers manage to pull this off?This original lawsuit was filed in January of this year after Hadid posted a photo of herself, taken by a ph
The Senate Judiciary Committee has passed the Copyright Alternative in Small Claims Enforcement (CASE) Act legislation that was introduced in the House and Senate on May 1. Though the bill hasn't become law at this time, the majority vote on Thursday will allow the CASE Act to proceed to the floor for a full Senate vote.Assuming the CASE Act passes into law, small creators in the US would be able
the artist has distorted cartoon characters in response to the EU's 'directive on copyright in the digital single market' legislation. The post fabian mosele bakes ‘copyright proof cakes’ to trick article 13 algorithms appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Visual China Group, the “Getty Images of China” and owner of 500px, has sparked an outcry after it attempted to claim copyright to the first-ever black hole picture that became a worldwide sensation this week.After the groundbreaking black hole image was published by the Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration (EHT) on April 10th, it was soon made available through VCG’s leading s


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