High Court Won't Hear Perfect 10 Copyright Case

Law360, New York (December 4, 2017, 4:01 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to take up a copyright case filed by adult website operator Perfect 10 Inc. against Giganews Inc., leaving in place a Ninth Circuit ruling that the service couldn’t be held liable for infringing images shared by its users.

The justices denied an August petition for a writ of certiorari that claimed the appeals court's January ruling in favor of Giganews had “effectively immunized” the company’s "staggering misappropriation of the creative efforts of others.”

As is customary, the high court did not explain why it declined to take up the case. 

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