You Gotta Fight For Your Right to Copyright

By Allen Murabayashi


High-powered attorney for Getty Images and Washington Post, Marcia Paul, made the following remarks in her opening statements in the defense against Haitian photojournalist Daniel Morel.

“He has to show you evidence that he lost money, that what defendants did caused him economic injury. He is asking you, as you’ll see, to make him the best paid news photographer on the planet ever.” (emphasis mine)

In the aftermath of the 2010 Haitian earthquake, which killed well over 100,000 people, Morel took the following photo and posted it via Twitpic, whose terms of service (TOS) stipulate that …read more

Via: Photoshelter


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