Appropriation Of Photos: Where To Draw The Line — Part 2

Law360, New York (May 4, 2012, 1:31 PM EDT) -- In the first part of this article, I described the golden age of just a few years back, when photographers and other providers of content never worried about whether the general public would copy and distribute their works without paying for them. Technology protected their output, as did the copyright law, which provided a relatively narrow exception for fair use — the right to “borrow” from the work of others for limited purposes. Then came the electronic revolution, appropriation art came into vogue, and due in...
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