Facebook has updated its user policies in order to be more inclusive of certain images. Here's why that decision doesn't really affect artist censorship.
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A new court ruling illustrates how artists can defend themselves against right of publicity claims as copyright holders of their work.
Freedom of Speech is one of our most cherished values: #1 on the Bill of Rights hit parade. It is so important that it tends to trump most other laws. Yet...
Though the modeling industry is widely known as a grueling, cutthroat business with impossible standards of beauty and few chances for success, those models...
The shooting of unarmed 18-year old, Michael Brown, in Ferguson County, Missouri has once again made police brutality a topic of conversation across the media...
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