New York Federal Judge Says Embedded News Image Violated Copyright Law

February 20, 2018

By David Walker

A federal court in New York has ruled that several publishers violated a photographer’s copyright when they “embedded” a photo from Twitter on their websites without permission. The publishers had argued that they didn’t violate copyright because they never actually copied or possessed the image in question. But federal judge Katherine B. Forrester said in her ruling last week, “Their...

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