The US Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision, has ruled online retailers such as Amazon, B&H Photo, and eBay can be forced to collect sales tax in states, even where they don't have a physical presence, overturning a 1992 Supreme Court ruling.
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The Sheriff's deputy who shot a Carlisle, OH photojournalist after mistakenly identifying his tripod and camera for a gun will not face criminal charges. The county successfully argued that the mixup was reasonable.
If it's upheld, the new New York federal court ruling—which will very likely be appealed—would mean millions of people and publications are violating copyright every single day.
In less than 48 hours from the high-profile camera shop break-in, two suspects have been taken into custody and $18,000 worth of stolen gear has been recovered.
Owners of the Calgary camera shop are offering a $3,800 reward to anyone who can help catch thieves who stole a Hasselblad X1D, three Hasselblad XC lenses, and a limited-edition Leica M-P Edition Safari.
President Trump has signed a bill that reinstates mandatory drone registration in the US, reversing a court ruling from earlier this year that eliminated the requirement.
DJI has just added the option to voluntarily broadcast your drone ID and flight info, so concerned authorities using the company's AeroScope system can see what you're up to without tracking you down first.
Pop star Bruno Mars is being sued for posting a photo of himself as a kid on Instagram. The photographer who captured the portrait in 1989 says neither Mars nor his record label asked for permission before sharing the photograph through all of Mars' social media channels.
The UK has just revealed a new set of proposed drone regulations that it hopes to enact this spring. Simply called the Drone Bill, it would allow police to ground and seize drones, and may further tighten drone restrictions around airports.
A former New York Times photographer is suing both the newspaper and its photography director Michele McNally for over $500,000 for age discrimination and unfair classification as a freelancer for nearly a decade.
The so-called Copyright Alternative in Small Claims Enforcement Act of 2017 (or CASE) would establish a copyright small-claims panel that would make it easier for photographers and other creatives to pursue small infringement cases.
A court ruling our of Newton, Massachusetts has set an important legal precedent for drone pilots: federal drone laws will now trump local drone regulations in situations where the two are in conflict.
Photographers Martin J. Romero-Clark and Andrew Lillibridge face three felony charges apiece after illegally climbing the Ben Franklin Bridge to capture some cityscape shots.
French President Emmanuel Macron has lodged a legal complaint against a paparazzo who snuck onto the president's private vacation property to take pictures.
The company behind retail giant B&H Photo has agreed to pay out $3.2 million in monetary relief and back wages to settle a discrimination and harassment case from 2016.
Starting January 1st, 2018, the NPPA will raise its membership dues for the first time in 11 years. You have until the end of the year to re-up or join at the current rates.
A photography ban in a Los Angeles public park during a series free concerts has been branded ‘unconstitutional’ by city and national media and public liberties groups.
David Slater's viral 'monkey selfies' made him famous, but the legal battles over who actually owns the photos—him or the macaque who pressed the shutter—has left him broke and dejected.
The US Third Circuit Court of Appeals has confirmed what the First, Fifth, Seventh, Ninth and Eleventh have already stated: it's your constitutional right to photograph police in public.