Software giant Microsoft is notorious for taking heat from all sides over controversial aspects of its products, and has often had to pay hefty penalties in the past. The company's latest quarrel is with Getty Images, who is suing Microsoft over alleged copyright violations by its Bing Image Widget tool.
The Bing Image Widget is a software tool for web developers that allows for the embedding of images found through Microsoft's Bing search engine onto a website. However, Getty claims, the tool pays no regard whatsoever to copyright, simply grabbing pictures…
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