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Why Is The AP Invoking The DMCA Over The Obama Poster?

EFF IN THE NEWS
March 25, 2009

We've been covering the ongoing legal brouhaha between the Associated Press and Shepard Fairey over whether or not his iconic Obama poster was copyright infringement of an Associated Press photo -- with most of the focus being on whether or not the use was protected by fair use. However, the EFF is noting something quite odd (and quite troubling) in the AP's countersuit against Fairey: it's claiming that his post violates the DMCA.

Wednesday, March 25, 2009
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