Getty Images Sued, Again

Can a photo agency license public domain works? That’s the question that will come up in a copyright claim case that Carol Highsmith is filing against Getty Images, claiming they have pulled images she holds the copyright to but put in the public domain (through the Library of Congress) and has been charging fees on.

Self portrait of photographer Carol M. Highsmith, via a broken mirror that she photographed during the Willard Hotel restoration. Washington, D.C.

Self portrait of photographer Carol M. Highsmith, via a broken mirror that she photographed during the Willard Hotel restoration. Washington, D.C.