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Whose Dance is this?

An update on the copyright law suits being filed against Epic Games, makers of Fortnite.
For those of you not familiar with some of my past blogs, I took a liking to a story about a macaque who lived in Indonesia. The monkey allegedly took a selfie and from there ensu… http://www.rclawlibrary.org/community/blog/2019/03/whose-dance/

A New World of Selfies, Part III

Latest Developments in a monkey taking a selfie copyright decision.
In 2011 an Indonesian monkey allegedly took a selfie.  There ensued a battle for who owns the copyright. PETA filed suit in the Northern District Court in California stating it wa… http://www.rclawlibrary.org/community/blog/2018/05/new-world-selfies-part-iii/

A New World for Selfies, Part II

Animals (and monkies) cannot own the copyright to photographs
About a year ago, I wrote a blog regarding copyright ownership when an animal, in this case a macaque monkey in Indonesia, took a selfie in 2011. Three groups were battling – PETA,… http://www.rclawlibrary.org/community/blog/2016/11/new-world-selfies-part-ii/

A New World For Selfies

PETA launches yet another lawsuit claiming monkeys have a right to their own image. Copyright "law" in action.
When I first saw this picture, I couldn’t resist reading further.  What a face! How precious! I then got deeper into the story and the copyright issues involved, and the story bec… http://www.rclawlibrary.org/community/blog/2015/11/new-world-selfies/

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Whose Dance is this?

An update on the copyright law suits being filed against Epic Games, makers of Fortnite.
For those of you not familiar with some of my past blogs, I took a liking to a story about a macaque who lived in Indonesia. The monkey allegedly took a selfie and from there ensu… http://www.rclawlibrary.org/community/blog/2019/03/whose-dance/

A New World of Selfies, Part III

Latest Developments in a monkey taking a selfie copyright decision.
In 2011 an Indonesian monkey allegedly took a selfie.  There ensued a battle for who owns the copyright. PETA filed suit in the Northern District Court in California stating it wa… http://www.rclawlibrary.org/community/blog/2018/05/new-world-selfies-part-iii/

A New World for Selfies, Part II

Animals (and monkies) cannot own the copyright to photographs
About a year ago, I wrote a blog regarding copyright ownership when an animal, in this case a macaque monkey in Indonesia, took a selfie in 2011. Three groups were battling – PETA,… http://www.rclawlibrary.org/community/blog/2016/11/new-world-selfies-part-ii/

A New World For Selfies

PETA launches yet another lawsuit claiming monkeys have a right to their own image. Copyright "law" in action.
When I first saw this picture, I couldn’t resist reading further.  What a face! How precious! I then got deeper into the story and the copyright issues involved, and the story bec… http://www.rclawlibrary.org/community/blog/2015/11/new-world-selfies/