Amazon Sells iPhone Accessories Infringing Copyrighted News Images of War, Death

By Holly Hughes

Amazon page offering a smartphone case decorated with Daniel Berehulak's image from Liberia.

Amazon page offering a smartphone case decorated with Daniel Berehulak’s image from Liberia.

Dealers of cellphone and iPod cases emblazoned with copyrighted news images by Tomas Van Houtryve, Daniel Berehulak, Tyler Hicks and other photojournalists are using Amazon’s marketplace to sell their wares without permission from the photographers. All the images had been featured by TIME magazine on its “Picks of the Top 10 Photos of 2014.” In addition to the cases featuring news images – such as a photo of a child dying of Ebola and a child killed in an air attack on Gaza– the sellers listed on Amazon …read more

Via: PDN Pulse

    

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