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No more monkeying around: 'monkey selfie' case settled

16:13 EDT 11 Sep 2017 | Yahoo News

No more monkeying around: 'monkey selfie' case settledA bizarre two-year court battle over who owns the copyright of a "monkey selfie" which went viral was finally settled on Monday -- in favour of a British nature photographer. A crested black macaque with a goofy grin snapped itself in Indonesia while staring down the lens of camera belonging to David Slater in 2011. After Slater published the pictures in a book, animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) filed a lawsuit in federal court in San Francisco in 2015 seeking to have the monkey "declared the author and owner of his photograph".


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