Monday, August 25, 2014

Update: Copyright can sometimes be monkey business

Macaca nigra self-portrait (rotated and cropped).jpg

"Macaca nigra self-portrait (rotated and cropped)" by Self-portrait by the depicted Macaca nigra female; 
rotated and cropped by David Slater. See article. - Daily Mail
Licensed under Public domain via Wikimedia Commons.

If you read our previous blog post on this subject, the U. S. Copyright Office has determined that photos taken by animals do not have copyright protection. The above photo is in the public domain because the Macaque took this selfie! 

1 comment:

Maggie Moran said...

How awesome is that?!?