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

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.

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