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UK’s “The Independent” apologises for photographer’s breach of copyright

by Nick Brookes on January 19, 2010

According to the British Journal of Photography, the UK national newspaper, “The Independent” has been forced to apologise to a photographer for breaching copyright when using a Flickr stream containing copyrighted images:

The Independent newspaper has apologised, after it was accused of breach of copyright for publishing a Flickr stream of images which included at least one All Rights Reserved photo of the snow

The story highlights some risks for other on-line media owners’ that make use of publicly available feeds with a mixture of asset licences.

Read the full story here.

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