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April 29,  2017

Kardashian In Legal Trouble For Republishing Her Own Picture On Instagram

By Topimagessites


Copyright issues for photography are getting increasingly aggressive. Now Khloe Kardashian is in trouble for posting a photo of herself that was taken by someone else. The incident happened when Kardashian went for a meal with her sisters at a Miami restaurant. Manual Munoz took pictures of her at the restaurant and licensed them to The Daily Mail. Kardashian later distributed the same picture on Instagram, which then lead to breach of copyright laws. A lawsuit has been filed against Khloe Kardashian for $25,000.

A similar case happened earlier when a photographer sued Sony Pictures for breach of copyright law. A photo the photographer took of actor Tom Holland in a Spider-Man costume, was put on the official Instagram and Twitter accounts for Spider-Man Homecoming and Holland's own Instagram page. When the photographer noticed, the lawsuit was filed.

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