Posts Tagged ‘copyright infringment’

Nature Photographer Quits Business, Blaming Copyright Piracy

Posted by on Monday October 6, 2014 | Business, Copyright/Legal

Photographers have complained plenty about online copyright infringement, but so far, the problem hasn’t driven many to quit the profession, or discontinue posting images online. Nature photographer Alex Wild says he’s had enough, though. In an essay titled “Bugging out: How rampant online piracy squashed one insect photographer,” Wild says infringement of his work has... More

Jury Awards Daniel Morel $1.2 Million in Damages from AFP, Getty Images

Posted by on Friday November 22, 2013 | Uncategorized

A jury has awarded photographer Daniel Morel $1.2 million in damages after deciding that Agence France-Presse (AFP) and Getty Images willfully violated his copyright. The award is the maximum amount of statutory damages possible under the law. AFP and Getty Images were also found liable for 16 violations of  the Digital Millenium Copyright Act. The verdict... More