The courts, particularly in the United States, set new precedent every day. A lot of those decisions relate to who should benefit from what transaction and how much.
And here’s the disclaimer: this is not a legal opinion or even a legal review. It’s a commentary on a specific example of legal precedent as related to photography.
Just as copyright law and precedent is solidifying and establishing boundaries for photographers’ rights, some court rulings open the opposite door, establishing precedent that illustrates when a photograph can be used without permission or compensation. Where do you sit on this issue? Continue reading “When Fair Use Isn’t Fair”