Copyright Claim Against Tumblr May Test Immunity of Photo Sharing Sites

May 8, 2012

By David Walker

A publisher has filed a copyright infringement case against Tumblr, launching what could be a test of legal rights and responsibilities of photo sharing services and their customers. The outcome could determine the limits of protection photo sharing services such as Tumblr, Pinterest, and Twitpic have from claims over infringements committed by their subscribers. Perfect 10, a San Diego-based publisher...

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