Instasued: When does protecting your personal copyright turn into trolling?
March 30, 2016 - Uncategorized
Instagram is being sued for allowing an image to remain on site despite the copyright owner sending multiple DMCA takedown requests. As spotted by TorrentFreak, US-based photographer Jennifer Reilly filed a case against Instagram for hosting or linking to one of her copyrighted images without her permission. The complain alleges that by allowing the image of red lips and a microphone to remain on the site in various forms – largely as other user’s profile images – Instagram is breaking copyright and not complying with its takedown requirements as the image in question was a batch registered with the copyright office in…
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