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A failed argument on the position of the platform’s adverts on users' feeds provides an important perspective for creators and content platforms alike, finds Sarah Speight.
In early September, the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed a lower court’s decision that social media site Pinterest had not infringed the copyright of a professional photographer’s works.
But what started as a straightforward infringement dispute became much more than that, bringing the role of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) and commercial online platforms into sharp focus.
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