US Copyright Office doesn’t want any monkey business

 

 

Unless you've been living under a rock these last couple of weeks, you've doubtless heard the story of nature photographer David Slater vs. Wikimedia. Slater published a photo in 2011 which was picked up by news media around the world, and shortly thereafter, by Wikimedia Commons, the free, online media repository run by the American non-profit Wikimedia Foundation.

Although Wikimedia's usual policy is to self-police, disallowing copyrighted works entirely, its editors chose to retain this image, arguing that it wasn't…

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