Photographer Broke Due to Copyright Lawsuit by Monkey

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  1. table1349

    table1349 Been spending a lot of time on here!

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    KmH Helping photographers learn to fish Supporting Member

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    Welcome to the age of the Internet and to a general lack of understanding about intellectual property rights.
     
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    Well that is kind of the crux of the problem here. The monkey took the photo but the courts will not assign copyright to the monkey.
     
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    I would have given you a like and an agree as well but I could only choose one.
     

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