Photographer Files $1 Billion Suit Against Getty for Licensing Her Public Domain Images

In December, documentary photographer Carol Highsmith received a letter from Getty Images accusing her of copyright infringement for featuring one of her own photographs on her own website. It demanded payment of $120. This was how Highsmith came to learn that

Source: Photographer Files $1 Billion Suit Against Getty for Licensing Her Public Domain Images

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Just WOW.

The generosity of Carol Highsmith to the American people is usurped by Getty images.  I wonder what The Getty leadership has to say?  I’ll let you know if I find out.  Highsmith deserves the Billion, we deserve an explanation, I wonder if either will get it.

Andrea LaHue
aka Random Act

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