By David Walker
©David Slater (unless a court rules otherwise)
An animal rights group has filed a copyright ownership claim in federal court in San Francisco on behalf of a monkey that used British photographer David Slater’s camera to shoot a selfie, according to an Agence-France Press report yesterday.
Naruto, the six-year-old macaque, grabbed Slater’s unattended camera in 2011 and took at least two selfies. The incident occurred in Indonesia. The photographs have circulated widely on the internet, and have been the subject of a previous ownership dispute.
On Tuesday, PETA filed suit on Naruto’s behalf, seeking a ruling from the court that the …read more
Via: PDN Pulse