Monkey selfie and a rasta Insta pic offer lessons in fair use

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Gina Fairley

Two cases have come before the US courts that rethink the goal posts on fair use, and the authorship and appropriation of images shared via social media channels.

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British nature photographer David Slater faces court over the authorship of a selfie that a macaque took using his camera.

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Gina Fairley covers the Visual Arts nationally for ArtsHub. Based in Sydney you can follow her on Twitter @ginafairley and Instagram at fairleygina.