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4th Circuit reverses controversial photo-use decision (access required)

A film festival’s use of a stylized photo of a Washington D.C. neighborhood known for its vibrant nightlife was not a fair use protecting it from a copyright infringement lawsuit, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled. The decision overturns a controversial district court opinion from Alexandria federal court. The case is Brammer v. Violent ...