Monday, December 04, 2006

Federated Media / Tech: Blog Slapped With Huge Lawsuit

Timely reality check -- as the cost of copyright enforcement continues to drop (along with the ease of "borrowing" content), we're going to see lots of this sort of headline. 

One of the dirty little secrets of blogging (well, it’s not really a secret) is that most blogs post photos without rights clearances. Now PerezHilton.com, a popular entertainment blog, has been slapped with a $7.5 million lawsuit from X17, Hollywood’s largest photo agency.

Source: Federated Media / Tech: Blog Slapped With Huge Lawsuit

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