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?
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Given the popularity of street art, video mash-ups, remixes, or pop art, it's important to know whether the works being used are copyright-free.
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.
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.
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.
If you have ever received a Getty Images demand letter or another copyright infringement letter from a stock photo service, you probably won't know what to do. These tips will help you in formulating a response.
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 -ˈdä- – data that provides information about other data That is not...