News summary and digest April 26th | 20.00 gmt

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April 26th

    When we published the statement by the British Association of Picture Libraries (BAPLA) about the Digital Economy the comments came in thick and fast. We decided to publish all the comment to ensure an open debate can take place and also highlighted the various opinions in the updated post.
    The reactions came mostly from campaigners at www.stop43.org.uk. […]
    Zoonar  and Polylooks  are giving away money to Stock Photographers that submit images to the two stock photography websites.
    “The first 200,000 images to be uploaded to Zoonar and then also accepted as image content for Polylooks will receive 15 Cents (Euro) per image”
    You know what would be  news? Something different. No, not another microstock “save the world” launch. Nor another “look, we slashed our prices so low, it’s not funny anymore”. I am sure even image buyers must be fed up of receiving another flier, email, phone call, or goddamn tweet about another discount or super low […]
    Details are still sketchy as the official announcement will be made at 5 PM ( UK time) but according to sources, the London staff has just be informed of the purchase. They might be waiting to inform the Berliner staff, located in Los Angeles, bought by Rex Features a few years back
    This acquisition makes sense. […]

Marco | Editor

Editor at large and founder of a bunch of stockphoto businesses

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