|Cute little guy snapped a selfy and now there's a fight over who owns copyright.|
Then you have all the privacy issues involved in street photography, when you just randomly photograph a person on the street. Anyway, I thought this was a cute story, and worthy of a post link here. I'm really curious to see which way the court leans. Frankly, I don't think wiki commons has a leg to stand on , but who knows.
Italic text taken from telegraph article.
Wikimedia, the US-based organisation behind Wikipedia, has refused a photographer’s repeated requests to remove one of his images which is used online without his permission, claiming that because a monkey pressed the shutter button it should own the copyright.
Full story here.
Who do you think owns the copyright ?