'Monkey Selfie' Judge Details Decision To Toss Copyright Suit

By Bill Donahue (January 29, 2016, 4:24 PM EST) -- A California federal judge issued a written ruling Friday explaining his decision to toss a lawsuit engineered by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals that claimed an ape could sue for copyright infringement over a famed "monkey selfie."

A California judge ruled to toss a suit claiming a macaque named Naruto could sue for copyright infringement over his famed "monkey selfie." (Credit: AP) Fleshing out a Jan. 6 bench ruling that came down against a macaque named Naruto who used a nature photographer's camera to take a photo, U.S. District Judge William H. Orrick III said there was no indication that Congress...

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