Court ruling finds that public social-media posts are… well, public
In March 2016, Mashable approached Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Stephanie Sinclair to license one of her photographs for $50. When Sinclair declined, the company downloaded the photo from Sinclair’s Instagram page. A copyright-infringement lawsuit ensued. The case never reached trial. In a summary judgement, the Southern District Court of New York ruled that Sinclair didn’t have standing to bring a copyright lawsuit. Let’s talk about what that means for creators using social media to post their work.The content you are trying to access is only available to members.
on May 11, 2020
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