Whose Copyright Is It Anyway?

Over at The Wire, Philip Bump takes a legal look at the Oscar selfie that broke Twitter. Particularly, how the Associated Press may have asked the wrong person (Ellen DeGeneres) for permission to distribute the image when it should have been Bradley Cooper, the celeb who actually took the photo.

The lawyers then get involved with the tale and it gets … weird.

(Thanks to Dylan Wilson for the link.)

Mark E. Johnson

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