The Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill, which contains new controversial and wide-ranging copyright propositions that will affect photographers in the UK and abroad, has received Royal Assent
Copyright 29 Apr 2013
When photographer Marie-Laure de Decker asked her former agency to return 770 of her images, little did she know that she would be fined €10,000 for wasting the agency's time. Olivier Laurent speaks...
Copyright 21 Mar 2013
The Commons, launched by the Library of Congress and Flickr to open up archives of long-forgotten images, is celebrating its fifth anniversary. The results of this social experiment are overwhelming,...
Copyright 20 Mar 2013
Facebook and Twitter consistently remove the metadata from images, a new study by the International Press Telecommunications Council has revealed. Google+, meanwhile, comes out on top
Copyright 13 Mar 2013
Photographers have received the support of an outspoken House of Lords member as the government continues to push through its controversial copyright reforms
Copyright 02 Feb 2013
A "heat of the moment" decision by the Evening Standard to publish an image of a helicopter crash sourced from Twitter could constitute copyright infringement, says an expert on media law
Copyright 21 Jan 2013
A judge has found in favour of freelance photographer Daniel Morel, who argued that Agence France-Presse, as well as The Washington Post, had infringed on his copyright by distributing images he had uploaded...
Copyright 15 Jan 2013
A consortium of news agencies that include Associated Press, Getty Images, Reuters, British Pathé, Press Association and the Federation of Commercial and Audiovisual Libraries has threatened to launch...
Copyright 15 Jan 2013
More than 70 organisations representing photographers, agencies and picture libraries – from Associated Press, Getty Images, Magnum Photos to the Press Association and Reuters – have joined forces,...
Copyright 11 Jan 2013
Organisations representing visual artists and photographers in Europe have written to the UK government to protest proposed changes to the country's copyright laws, BJP reports
Copyright 28 Nov 2012
US organisations representing photographers and photo agencies have written to the UK government to oppose proposed changes to the country's copyright laws making it legal to use "foreign works without...
Copyright 20 Nov 2012
The ASA has banned two Channel 4 ads used to promote its hit show, My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding. BJP speaks to the author of the photographs featured in the ads
Copyright 05 Oct 2012
Artist Shepard Fairey, who illegally used an Associated Press image to create the Obama "Hope" poster, receives two years of probation following conviction for criminal contempt
Copyright 07 Sep 2012
"[Agence France-Presse] got caught with a hand in the cookie jar and will have to pay." This statement, written in 2010 by an AFP photo desk editor, could become reality if a judge finds in favour of freelance...
Copyright 01 May 2012
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