Planet of the Humans removed from YouTube

Not too long ago (May 4th) I wrote a posting that pointed out that Michael Moor’s new “documentary”, Planet of the Humans, was seriously flawed. When I write “Seriously Flawed” I mean factually wrong, deceptive and grossly misleading. Normally I tend to think of Michael Moore as the guy on the right side of the … Read more

Monkey Selfie legal case settled – The Monkey gets 25%

Monkey Selfie

Back in 2011 photographer David Slater was in the Indonesian jungle and had setup his camera. A rather playful troop of crested macaque monkeys that he had befriended starting larking about with his camera, and soon one ended up taking the above monkey selfie. Now here is the key question. Who owns the copyright to that picture? Generally … Read more

Who actually owned the copyright to a picture

Above is a fabulous picture of a grinning female macaque – so who actually owns the copyright for this? Is it the person who owns the camera, or the person who borrowed the camera and took the picture? In this case, because it is in dispute … the answer is supposedly nobody and so it is claimed … Read more