Photographer sues Getty Images for $1B because they're charging for pix she donated to LoC

Jamie writes, "A photographer filed on Monday a $1 billion copyright infringement suit in New York against Getty Images' American arm, alleging that the company is sending out letters demanding licensing fees for her photos that were donated to the Library of Congress."



Carol M. Highsmith, a storied photographer has been donating her photos to the Library of Congress since 1988. She says that Getty has been demanding licensing fees for them, despite having no claim over them.

Getty Hit With $1B Copyright Suit Over Photog's Donations
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(Thanks, Jamie Bresner!)