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Photo Cases Test Copyright Law and Embedded Tweets

A New Yorker who settled a copyright lawsuit against several news outlets over a photo he took of star quarterback Tom Brady and Boston Celtics manager Danny Ainge has struck again. This time he’s suing a radio station owner in Florida federal courts in a case that could test the boundaries of an emerging area of copyright law, raising major questions about how media companies incorporate social media posts into online stories.

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A New Yorker who settled a copyright lawsuit against several news outlets, including Time Inc., Breitbart News Network, Vox and Yahoo — over a photo he took of star quarterback Tom Brady and Boston Celtics manager Danny Ainge — has struck again. This time he’s suing a radio station owner in Florida federal courts.

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