If A Monkey Takes A Photo, Who Owns The Copyright?

www.slate.com – August 6, 2014

“The photographer doesn’t own it. And the monkey doesn’t, either. It’s in the public domain,” says Chris Sprigman, a law professor at New York University. To copyright a work, an author needs to show he produced it through his own creativity. It doesn’t matter if you traveled thousands of miles to capture a photo if you weren’t involved in actually snapping it.

To this world of woe comes this legal quiz,
Such refreshingly silly monkey biz.

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