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Angels and Monkeys at Appeals Court

  Photo sources by artush & prudkov. Readers can be forgiven for focusing on court news other than copyright stories these days, but lest you think all the fun is emanating from the White House, here are two items of note this week… … Continue reading

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Monkey selfie suit is not all monkey business.

Embed from Getty Images A couple weeks ago, I scorned the righteously flamboyant PETA for trying to sue a British photographer named David Slater for copyright infringement on behalf of an Indonesian macaque whom the animal rights group calls “Naruto”.  … Continue reading

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No Copyrights for Critters Says Judge

Readers may be astonished, relieved, or understandably apathetic, to learn that a federal judge in California has ruled that a Sulawesi macaque may not sue for copyright infringement.  In fact, Judge William Orrick broadened his ruling to affirm that no … Continue reading

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