What happens when an artist doesn't collage, mash-up, remix or rearrange someone else's art and just takes it, mildly tweaks it, and then calls it his own original work? Ask the controversial appropriation artist Richard Prince.
Taking preventative steps to protect original images can bolster an owner's copyright position. Watermarking photographs
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"Today's ruling sends a strong message that copyright law does not authorize thoughtless censorship of lawful speech."
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Fair use is one of many ways Congress has ensured appropriate balance in our copyright law.
Artist Richard Prince won a significant victory on appeal in the landmark intellectual property case Cariou v. Prince today
Self-publishing continues its exponential growth. More and more authors are choosing this route for presenting their work to the public. But there is one domain that self-published authors rarely think about: legal issues.
My wrong-headed actions, born out of a moment of fear and embarrassment, have not only been financially and psychologically costly to myself and my family, but also helped to obscure what I was fighting for in the first place -- the ability of artists everywhere to be inspired and freely create art without reprisal.
The proposed legislation will require the U.S. government to compile its own blacklist of websites, similar to our own, with