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N.C. Photographer Sues State Alleging Copyright Infringement of Shipwreck Images

Discussion in 'Scuba Related Court Cases' started by nautilusvideo, May 31, 2016.

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    With Blackbeard’s ship, an argument about 21st century piracy lands in Supreme Court
    At issue in the case, brought by a videographer who has filmed the wreckage of the Queen Anne’s Revenge since it was discovered in 1996, is a broad question of whether authors, musicians, video producers and others may sue a state agency and collect damages if the government makes use of their works without permission.Recent rulings have left “states free to infringe copyrights with impunity, with nothing to deter them from that bad behavior,” the recording industry said in its brief supporting the appeal. With Blackbeard’s ship, an argument about 21st century piracy lands in Supreme Court
     
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