Getty Stole 47K Sports Photos, Suit Says

By Bill Donahue (August 2, 2016, 12:08 PM EDT) -- Getty Images Inc. was hit Tuesday with a second lawsuit in less than two weeks accusing the photo-licensing giant of asserting overreaching claims to tens of thousands of photos it doesn't own.

Zuma Press Inc., a press agency that licenses photos snapped by independent photojournalists, says Getty copied more than 47,000 of its sports images and placed them for sale on its website, simply removing Zuma's credit and replacing it with its own.

That kind of behavior, according to Zuma's complaint, is par for the course for Getty.

"Getty has quickly become the content creators' worst detractor, recklessly aggregating content, acquiring...

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