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Monkey selfies not protected by copyright!
Monkey selfies not protected by copyright!

Interesting legal discussions erupted over TechDirt’s 2011 fair use publication of an unusual self-portrait: see the¬†2011 article describing the image’s creation. Bizarre but true! ¬†Because this photo (accidentally snapped by the macaque shown) had no human ‘creator,’ the US Copyright Office ruled that the camera’s owner could not claim copyright of the image. Ape rights…

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