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CBS Sues Man for Posting Image of a 59-Year TV-Show on Social Media

Postby MrFredPFL » Tue Oct 31, 2017 11:12 pm

Story : https://torrentfreak.com/cbs-sues-man-for-posting-image-of-a-59-year-tv-show-on-





CBS Broadcasting has launched one of the most unusual copyright infringement cases in recent history. The media giant is suing a New York man who posted a screenshot of a 1958 episode of the TV-series 'Gunsmoke' on social media. The man now faces $150,000 in potential damages, but since he sued CBS first, it's likely that the case will not come to that.

Just a few days ago we posted an article about the dozens of cases independent photographers file against mainstream media outlets.

These lawsuits accuse companies such as CBS, NBC, and Warner Bros of using copyrighted photos without the owners’ permission and have resulted in hundreds of settlements this year alone.

While the evidence in these cases is often strong, going up against such powerful companies is not without risk. They have the money and resources to fight back, by any means necessary. This is what New York photographer Jon Tannen has witnessed as well.







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