Posing question: celebs sued for posting paparazzi pics of themselves

Instagram posts spawn copyright suits over stars’ own images with fresh cases after a pandemic-aligned lull in filings

17 October 2021 - 17:47 By Christopher Yasiejko

Now that the famous are no longer holed up in their mansions, the paparazzi are on the prowl — and not only with cameras. 

Since June, photographers or their agencies have filed more than a dozen copyright-infringement suits against individual celebrities or their companies. The suits are targeting celebs who post photos of themselves on social media — pictures that they don’t own the rights to...

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