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Viral Photo of Nigerian Man Being Buried With $90,000 BMW SUV

A Facebook picture supposedly showing a Nigerian man being buried with a brand new BMW X6 SUV in a small village in Nigeria recently went viral. The story was picked up by several news stations and continued to be shared… … Continue reading

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A Busy Month in the Facebook Photo Tagging Biometric Privacy Dispute

As discussed in past posts about the long-running Facebook biometric privacy class action, users are challenging Facebook’s “Tag Suggestions” program, which scans for and identifies people in uploaded photographs for photo tagging. The class alleges that Facebook collected and stored … Continue reading

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Ask the Hiring Attorney: Can I put my photo on my resume?

Q: I’ve been told that I’m really pretty, and I’ve known that I’ve gotten some perks because of it. Since I need to positively influence the hiring process anyway I can, I want to put my photo on my resume. … Continue reading

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Query the Photo Attorney®!

Humpback Whales Bubble Feeding – Copyright Carolyn E. Wright What do you want to know about the law for photographers? Send one of your topics of interest to the Photo Attorney® to be addressed in a future blog entry. Learn … Continue reading

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Use of photo beyond license window doesn't create false endorsement claim

Bovinett v. HomeAdvisor, Inc., No. 17 C 6229, 2018 WL 1234963 (N.D. Ill. Mar. 9, 2018)Bovinett, a model and actor, participated in a photoshoot for HomeAdvisor. Bovinett’s agent was allegedly assured that the photos would be used in static form … Continue reading

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