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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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Miami Police Handcuff Photographer, Take Camera and Phone for Attempting to Take Pictures at Accident Scene

Miami Police Handcuff Photographer, Take Camera and Phone for Attempting to Take Pictures at Accident Scene

On May 25, a Miami photographer was handcuffed and had his equipment seized when he attempted to take photos of an accident scene.

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‘Landmark’ Copyright Case Featuring Photo of Tom Brady Addresses Whether Media Can Embed Images or Not

'Landmark' Copyright Case Featuring Photo of Tom Brady Addresses Whether Media Can Embed Images or Not

A conclusion has been reached in what is described as a “landmark California case,” where a photographer sued numerous media outlets for embedding his photo of Tom Brady within news articles. The photographer originally posted the picture on Snapchat, from where it was then posted by internet users on Twitter, the posts of which the media used as their embeds.

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What Happens When Someone Steals Your Photo on Instagram?

What Happens When Someone Steals Your Photo on Instagram?

If you spend enough time in this field, your images are going to be stolen at some point, quite possibly on Instagram. What do you do at that point? This video follows a photographer as he discusses a recent case of his own.

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Prince Harry Wins Damages From Photo Agency Who Released Helicopter Photos of His Home

Prince Harry Wins Damages From Photo Agency Who Released Helicopter Photos of His Home

An LA-based photo agency has apologized and agreed to pay “substantial” damages to Prince Harry after they flew a helicopter over his home, taking images of his living room and bedroom.

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Should Photographers Be Allowed to Claim Compensation From Celebrities Posting Images of Themselves?

Should Photographers Be Allowed to Claim Compensation From Celebrities Posting Images of Themselves?

Ariana Grande may be everywhere at the moment, but that hasn’t stopped the chart-topper becoming the latest in an ever-expanding line of celebrities to face copyright laws. She is now being sued after posting paparazzi photos of herself to her Instagram page, so we ask, should photographers be paid for their usage of such images on Instagram?

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Adobe Customers Using Old Software Threatened With Legal Action, Company in Battle With Dolby

Adobe Customers Using Old Software Threatened With Legal Action, Company in Battle With Dolby

Adobe’s recent decision to scrap its smaller price plans for Creative Cloud angered many of its loyal customers. The company then discontinued older versions of its applications and restricted the software available for download. Now, to make matters worse, customers using older versions are being warned they may face legal action.

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