At some point in any visual artist’s career, they will undoubtedly consider how to protect their work from infringements. Here are some tactics that might help.
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Stories related to online piracy
Recently, Google warned of new methods to remove watermarks online. However, those that do so face larger consequences under DMCA laws. Art Law Journal breaks it down.
Etsy copyright infringement by its members is a well-known problem and while it has taken some steps to tackle the issue, what, if any, recourse do content creators have in stopping these infringements?
In his new exhibition, Richard Prince has taken other people's Instagram photos and is telling them for around $100,000 each. Prince claims the works are legal under the fair use doctrine. Is he right? And if not, does it even matter?
Despite the unfortunate reality that image sharing on the Internet can lead to misappropriation of your work, there are some steps that can minimize the risks.
Getty Images is one of the largest purveyor of stock photos in the world and aggressively protects their copyrights. With the Internet being an ocean of visual imagery ripe for the picking, many stolen images are from one of the Getty Stock Photography sites. It’s so easy to copy photos from the web that we often forget that each one is someone’s copyrighted...
When I mention metadata to my clients, I can often see their eyes glaze over. I can understand why; it’s a bit geeky and not an exceptionally creative or exciting topic. Even the definition from the Merriam Webster Dictionary scream boring: meta·da·ta noun plural but singular or plural in construction -ˈdā-tə, -ˈda- also ...