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‘Monkey selfie’ copyright claim rejected

07-01-2016

‘Monkey selfie’ copyright claim rejected

Denys Kutsevalov / Shutterstock.com (A macaque monkey, pictured)

A US court has dismissed a claim filed by the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) in which the organisation claimed that the copyright to the ‘monkey selfie’ photograph should belong to a macaque ape.


‘Monkey selfie’; PETA; David Slater; US Copyright Act; copyright; Naruto;

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