Artist Files Lawsuit Against The Associated Press Over Image of Obama – NYTimes.com

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In a pre-emptive strike, the street artist Shepard Fairey filed a lawsuit on Monday against The Associated Press, asking a federal judge to declare that he is protected from copyright infringement claims in his use of a news photograph as the basis for a now ubiquitous campaign poster image of President Obama.

via Artist Files Lawsuit Against The Associated Press Over Image of Obama – NYTimes.com.

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