Fairness Rocks News ‘Volvo’ Instagram Lawsuit Exposes Social Media Copyright Nuances

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Author: Nicholas Rozansky

Date: September 3, 2020

Original Source: Forbes

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‘Volvo’ Instagram Lawsuit Exposes Social Media Copyright Nuances

The recent lawsuit (PDF) against automaker Volvo over an Instagram story shines new light on the convoluted question of social media content licensing and rights, especially when it comes to sharing or reposting “public” content. The terms of use for social media platforms have long been seen as overbroad when it comes to granting the companies themselves rights to user-generated content. These newest cases highlight the risks for professional photographers, models, and the companies they interact with online. The rapidly-developing social media world is facing a slow-changing legal system, and cases like these are of vital importance and should be followed closely.

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