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Free marketing or IP theft? Photog seeks class action against Knight Ridder

Cathy Kirkman has a great write-up of Harris v. San Jose Mercury News, in which the plaintiff, photographer Christopher Harris, wants to upgrade his complaint against the paper to a class action lawsuit. Kirkman writes:

"The case involves the practice of using photos from books without permission as part of a book review. See prior post. The newspaper is arguing this is fair use, while the plaintiff alleges copyright infringement and DMCA violations from removing the copyright notice from the image ..." More here.

Posted by Laurel Newby on January 30, 2006 at 04:05 PM | Permalink | Comments (1) | TrackBack (0)

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