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Photographer Lists a Camera on eBay, Gets Scammed by a Buyer Because of a PayPal Loophole

Photographer Lists a Camera on eBay, Gets Scammed by a Buyer Because of a PayPal Loophole

At some point in our lives, we all have found ourselves looking for or selling gear on eBay. But, how much can you place your trust into this online marketplace when parting with your expensive equipment?

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Apple Loses Legal Attempt to Have RED’s RAW Video Patent Overturned

Apple Loses Legal Attempt to Have RED's RAW Video Patent Overturned

RED currently holds the main patent relating to raw video – something which Apple has recently attempted to get thrown out. However, a US court has now dismissed Apple’s efforts to have RED’s patent undone, meaning RED has some power over Apple’s ProRes RAW codec.

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Think You’re Being Spied On? Here’s How to Find Hidden Cameras

Think You're Being Spied On? Here's How to Find Hidden Cameras

Have you ever had the feeling that something in your hotel room wasn’t quite right? Or that someone, somehow was watching you? This will help guide you through the process of finding hidden cameras if they’ve been planted in your room.

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Two Teens Arrested in Connection With Photographer’s Death, Admit to Pushing Log off Cliff

Two Teens Arrested in Connection With Photographer's Death, Admit to Pushing Log off Cliff

The recent mystery of a photographer’s death appears to have been solved after two Ohio teenagers were arrested when one sent text messages to a friend admitting he had “done something serious.” It has also emerged that the photographer died as a result of being struck by a 75-pound log, which hit her as she shot senior portraits in a public park.

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Officer, Who Arrested a Photographer for Taking Photos in Public, Has Their Qualified Immunity Claim Rejected

Officer, Who Arrested a Photographer for Taking Photos in Public, Has Their Qualified Immunity Claim Rejected

A ray of hope for the future for those who record public events and news materials, as “federal appeals court has rejected a qualified immunity claim by a Dallas transit cop, who arrested a freelance photographer for criminal trespass in 2016 because he was taking pictures at a train station.”

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Instagram Bloggers Face 10 Years Imprisonment in Iran for Flying Drone Without Permission

Instagram Bloggers Face 10 Years Imprisonment in Iran for Flying Drone Without Permission

A couple who quit their jobs to go travel blogging have had their dream trip descend into a nightmare, after being detained in an Iranian jail. They are now facing up to ten years in prison after they flew a drone in Tehran without the correct license, but claim to have been unaware of the country’s strict drone operating policies.

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News Anchor Suing Facebook and Reddit After Security Camera Photo Is Used for Ereticle Dysfunction Ads and on Pornographic Sites

News Anchor Suing Facebook and Reddit After Security Camera Photo Is Used for Ereticle Dysfunction Ads and on Pornographic Sites

A huge new lawsuit has been lodged against a number of the world’s biggest social media sites, including Facebook and Reddit, by a newsreader in Philadelphia. It was filed after she spotted a security camera photo of herself being used for dating and erectile dysfunction adverts on the platforms.

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Model Gigi Hadid’s Legal Team Wins Paparazzi Copyright Dispute Case: Here’s How Her Lawyers Did It

Model Gigi Hadid's Legal Team Wins Paparazzi Copyright Dispute Case: Here's How Her Lawyers Did It

Last month, model Gigi Hadid found herself part of a lawsuit in which she claimed her use of a paparazzi image was fair as she “contributed to it by smiling.” It seemed ridiculous and as if she didn’t have a chance, but her legal team have managed to swing the trial in her favor, getting the case dismissed. Here’s how they did it.

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Photographer in Legal Battle Over Unsplash Image After a User Uploaded the Image to Photo-Sharing Site Illegally

Photographer in Legal Battle Over Unsplash Image After a User Uploaded the Image to Photo-Sharing Site Illegally

A photographer has landed himself in legal trouble after using a photo from free licensing site Unsplash. He was hit with a copyright infringement notice, demanding a fee. Upon trying to find the image again on Unsplash, he discovered it had been removed from the site.

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Photographer Loses Battle Against Andy Warhol Estate, Judge Says Warhol Surpassed Copyright

Photographer Loses Battle Against Andy Warhol Estate, Judge Says Warhol Surpassed Copyright

A photographer locked in a legal battle against the Andy Warhol estate has lost her legal battle. After only recently finding out Warhol had “repurposed” her photo of Prince back in 1984, the photographer tried to take action but was denied after Warhol’s works were deemed to be in “stark contrast” to the original photograph.

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Thieves Are Uploading Other Peoples’ Photos to Shutterstock: Here’s What to Do if It Happens to You

Thieves Are Uploading Other Peoples' Photos to Shutterstock: Here's What to Do if It Happens to You

Amateur photographer James Wheeler was looking through Shutterstock, one of the world’s largest stock photo sites, when its “similar images” algorithm began suggesting his own photos to him. It was then he realized his work had been stolen and uploaded by fraudsters.

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Fstoppers Interviews Jim Olive, the Texas Photographer Whose Copyrighted Image was Stolen by the University of Houston

Fstoppers Interviews Jim Olive, the Texas Photographer Whose Copyrighted Image was Stolen by the University of Houston

A groundbreaking court ruling has been overturned in Texas, and the ramifications could affect thousands of Texas creatives and their copyrighted property.

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Applicants for a US Visa Now Required to Share Details of Their Social Media Pages, Including Instagram and Flickr

Applicants for a US Visa Now Required to Share Details of Their Social Media Pages, Including Instagram and Flickr

Anyone intending to apply for a US visa will now face the additional step of surrendering their social media handles, after it was announced the State Department will require such information before agreeing to proceed. The move is a “vast expansion of the Trump administration’s enhanced screening of potential immigrants and visitors,” with the options listed ranging from Facebook, to photo platforms such as Instagram and Flickr.

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