Final Note

It’s all monkey business for Wikimedia

Kai Ryssdal Aug 6, 2014
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Final Note

It’s all monkey business for Wikimedia

Kai Ryssdal Aug 6, 2014
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Remember that picture that was floating around the internet a while ago?

The one a monkey had taken of herself using a camera it had liberated from a British wildlife photographer. It was basically a monkey-selfie.

Anyway, The Telegraph reported today that Wikipedia has declined the photographer’s requests to stop distributing the picture without his permission because the site says the monkey pushed the shutter button and so it owns the copyright.

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