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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
The London Organising Committee claims it would be "impractical" to publish a list of authorised cameras and lenses for use at Olympic venues
Street Rights 13 Jul 2012
Argyll and Bute Council has been forced to overturn a photography ban it imposed on a nine-year-old student, following intense media coverage of her school meals photography blog
Rights 15 Jun 2012
The London Organising Committee for the Olympic Games has announced that "large photographic and broadcast equipment over 30cm in length" will not be allowed in the venues during the July and August sport...
Rights 01 Jun 2012
A manager for G4S, a security firm, has said that security guards working to protect the Olympic site in London are trained to deter people from taking photographs, it has been claimed
Street Rights 23 Apr 2012
A French organisation representing professional photographers has launched a new campaign against the abusive use of photographs, often without proper remuneration, by editors and marketers
Rights 06 Apr 2012
A deputy picture editor for The Daily Telegraph's website has been caught arguing that editorial staff is not required to gain clearance for the use of images online due to the nature of the industry,...
Rights 10 Feb 2012
The British Press Photographers' Association has asked to appear in front of the Leveson Inquiry into the culture, practice and ethics of the press after a number of high-profile witnesses criticised photographers...
Rights 01 Dec 2011
Publishing house Archant has been accused of rights-grabbing after it introduced a new contract for photographers working on its local newspapers
Copyright 04 Nov 2011
The Forum of Private Business has issued a warning to small business owners against using, without authorisation, images they don't own
Business 02 Jun 2011
The Association of Photographers has expressed its disappointment after Professor Ian Hargreaves refused to address photographer's moral rights as part of his proposed review of the UK's copyright system...
Copyright 24 May 2011
A number of photographic organisations across the world have launched a new campaign to promote the rights of creative people
Copyright 11 Apr 2011
The Daily Mail has been, for the fifth time in less than a year, accused of using a photographer's images without authorisation, BJP has learnt.
Copyright 21 Jan 2011
Corbis, which is being sued by US actress Shirley Jones for allegedly breaching her right of publicity, has warned that, if successful, the case would change the way all photographers work
Stock Agencies 13 Jan 2011
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