In February of this year, a photographer filed a lawsuit against CBS interactive for using his copyrighted photos. The images appeared on 247Sports, a subsidiary of the media giant that deals largely in collegiate athletics recruitment. The photographer was requesting $150,000 for each use of his images.
Like many other innovators, you may have conceived the idea for a brilliant technological widget by working nights and weekends in your garage. Friends enthusiastically contributed their ideas and you began developing plans to form a new company.
When does music creation become copyright infringement? In this case, popular singer songwriter Ed Sheeran was called out for his hit song "Photograph" copying The X Factor winner's song "Amazing." The song "Amazing" was written by Leonard and Martin Harrington. The song was released in 2009 as a single won Matt Cardle the X Factor competition for 2010.