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The Low-Risk Gambit of Stealing an Instagram Photo

In his new exhibition, Richard Prince has taken other people's Instagram photos and is telling them for around $100,000 each. Prince claims the works are legal under the fair use doctrine. Is he right? And if not, does it even matter?
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Pop Artist Romero Britto Sues Apple

Brazilian pop artist Romero Britto is suing Apple, Inc, and two artists, known as “Craig & Karl,” over artwork Apple used in its “Start...
FSIA and Klimt

The Story Behind the “Woman In Gold”

Maria Altmann won her eight-year battle to restore the Gustav Klimt painting plundered by the Nazis when they invaded Austria. Be she did more than just that. She also made it easier for regular people to sue foreign governments.
Licensing Art

How to License Your Art Successfully

In part 1, I talked about several methods for finding companies that would be the most likely to license your art for us on their products.  The...
Popcorn Time

Popcorn Time’s Video Streaming Has It All, but Is It Legal?

Popcorn Time, a relatively new online movie streaming service, has just about all the media content you could want, from the latest movies to Amazon originals. the company has tripled its usage over the past 6 months, with enough users for Netflix to consider Popcorn Time a major competitor. One would think getting rid of an illegal service would be easy, but the way the software work, it will be almost impossible to take down So what happens now?