The United States court of appeals has upheld the FAA's Remote ID rule for drones, declaring it constitutional. Is this good or bad for the industry, and what are the long-term implications?
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Red is suing Nikon for allegedly infringing on its video compression technology with the Z9’s N-RAW video capture
video newsMay 27, 2022 at 19:30
RED alleges Nikon is infringing upon multiple of its patents in its Z series mirrorless cameras, specifically calling out the N-RAW capture mode of the Z9 with firmware version 2.0. Nikon tells DPReview it is unable to comment on the matter
Photo agency refuses to return copyright to photographer, claims journalists don't have copyright protection
Jul 12, 2021 at 21:02
The impending court case may have huge implications for copyright claims and protections for photographers and photojournalists across Europe.
Jul 12, 2021 at 16:20
On July 1st, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a new rule that will penalize companies falsely claiming their products are made in the United States.
Feb 5, 2021 at 18:59
Utah's Senator Mike Lee reintroduced his previously-defeated Drone Federalism Bill on February 4th. If passed, it could hit hobbyist and commercial drone operators, financially.
Jan 27, 2021 at 19:00
Recently, Airmap created an uproar in the drone community by posting tweets suggesting remote pilots should be taxed upon take-off and landing.
Paravision AI ordered to delete face recognition software derived from user pictures without permission
Jan 20, 2021 at 18:47
US face recognition developer has been found to have used pictures from the Ever storage app without permission, and now has to delete all its algorithms.
Jan 6, 2021 at 14:47
EASA recently passed a uniform set of rules for commercial and hobbyist drone pilots. It will now make it easier for travelers to legally fly.
Jan 4, 2021 at 14:17
Congress finally passes CASE to allow copyright holders to make small claims without resorting to costly legal processes via federal courts. The act should make pursuing infringements much easier and realistic for individuals and small photo businesses
Dec 26, 2020 at 18:27
A Philadelphia-based remote pilot managed to accrue $182,000 in fines from the FAA. Renowned aviation attorney Jonathan Rupprecht says it's the second largest fine he knows of, to date, and explains how it happened.
Dec 18, 2020 at 21:07
The U.S. government has added Chinese drone maker DJI to its economic blacklist.
Sep 14, 2020 at 18:32
The original law limited freelancers to submitting up to 35 pieces of content to a single client per year, prompting a lawsuit from the NPPA.
Jun 30, 2020 at 18:14
The camera maker joins Olympus, Fujifilm and others is a legal tussle over US digital camera technology patents held by DigiMedia Tech.
Jun 25, 2020 at 18:08
A recent copyright infringement lawsuit against Newsweek, as well as Facebook's subsequent statement about its sublicensing terms, prompted the judge to reopen the case against Mashable.
Jun 2, 2020 at 20:54
The lawsuit seeks up to $150,000 per image, among other things, potentially amounting to $2.25 million in statutory damages.
May 28, 2020 at 14:58
In early March, it was reported the ITC ruled in Autel's favor over a long-standing patent battle. DJI, and its legal team, have issued a response declaring victory on their end.
May 21, 2020 at 19:46
According to the ruling, the grandmother refused to take down images of at least one of the minors, even after requests from their mother to do so. As a result, the grandmother will be fined €50 for each day the images are still up.
May 18, 2020 at 18:28
Twitter has been buzzing with concerns about a social media release form the AP has been using since at least 2015.
May 17, 2020 at 19:03
The ITC's chief administrative judge ruled that DJI infringed upon a patent belonging to Autel Robotics.
Apr 17, 2020 at 19:59
The photo industry may be able to take some hope from this case in which Alpa was able to secure damages from a Chinese company producing fakes and copies of its cameras.
Apr 15, 2020 at 12:47
The latest legal ruling follows a similar case from 2018 about a tweet that featured a copyrighted image of Tom Brady.
Feb 17, 2020 at 17:26
Earlier this week, Judge Joseph Farah ruled in favor of Jason Harrison. He was arrested for a legal flight at a Genessee County park (Michigan, U.S.) in December 2018. The ruling is expected to set a precedent for the rest of the United States.
Dec 23, 2019 at 19:56
500px recently updated its Terms of Service, raising concerns among some users. A recent analysis compared the latest terms to the previous version, however, and didn't find many changes.
Dec 18, 2019 at 22:12
The National Press Photographers Association is challenging a controversial California law that forces photojournalists to work as employees, putting their income and copyrights at risk.
Nov 21, 2019 at 19:43
A California tourist wanted to take a photo on the Las Vegas strip. He lost control of his drone, which took off and landed a few feet away from an active runway at McCarran International airport.
Nov 7, 2019 at 15:47
By November 30th, the United Kingdom will require all drone operators to pass a pilot test and register their drone with the Civil Aviation Authority.
Oct 28, 2019 at 22:04
After cutting subscriptions to Venezuelan Creative Cloud users due to a U.S. Executive Order, Adobe has announced it's since received a special license to continue to operate in the South American country.
Jun 15, 2019 at 20:30
State institutions can't be forced to pay for pictures they take from the internet, according to a Texas appeals court.
May 4, 2019 at 00:16
Senators are urging the FAA to quickly approve rules for remote identification of unmanned aircraft systems.
Apr 11, 2019 at 18:53
Monday, April 15th, is the final deadline to submit your comments to two separate proposed rules from the Federal Aviation Administration.
Apr 8, 2019 at 18:01
VSCO alleges 17 PicsArt employees created VSCO accounts to reverse engineer at least 19 filters to sell in its own app.
Mar 27, 2019 at 18:10
A Wisconsin wedding videographer has been ordered to pay back more than $14,000 after he either didn't deliver the services he was hired for or never showed up to the weddings at all.
Mar 26, 2019 at 18:58
It's been announced that the U.S. Supreme Court will not hear Jacobus 'Co' Willem Rentmeester's copyright case involving the Nike 'Jumpman' logo.
Mar 22, 2019 at 18:54
Harvard is facing a lawsuit over profiting from 19th century daguerreotypes that captured the portrait of a slave and his daughter on a South Carolina plantation.
Nov 17, 2017 at 14:54
Fujifilm has asked a US district court to clear it of any wrongdoing, after allegedly being threatened with trademark litigation by Polaroid.
May 31, 2017 at 20:16
The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) is changing its photography policy such that only licensed commercial photographers can snap photos of tourists at the more than 3600 monuments it manages.
Apr 28, 2017 at 18:18
On Monday, Nikon initiated legal action against ASML and Carl Zeiss AG over semiconductor lithography patents. Now the two companies have teamed up to counter-sue Nikon. Read more
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