Copyright & Law

AFP, Washington Post Violated Daniel Morel’s Copyrights, Judge Says

January 15, 2013

By David Walker

A federal court in New York has ruled that Agence France-Presse (AFP) violated photographer Daniel Morel’s copyrights by distributing his images of the 2010 Haiti earthquake without permission. The copyright infringement claims turned on whether the terms of service for Twitter, the social network that Morel used to distribute his images of the earthquake, gave AFP the legal right to...

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