Photographer Sues Live Nation Over Run-DMC Photos
Sources report that legendary Hip-Hop Photographer Glen Friedman has filed a lawsuit against concert promotion giant, Live Nation for copyright infringement over a set of Run-DMC photos. Friedman filed the lawsuit against Live Nation, Art.com and Anthill Trading in U.S. District Court for the Central District of California yesterday. Friedman claims that each of the defendants have exploited his images by selling clothing and calendars without the proper permission. The complaint claims that the defendants in the lawsuits allegedly “had access to the subject images, without limitations, through books, copies published on the Internet, and access through illegal copies.” Friedman feels that Live Nation illegally profited using four of his images of Run-DMC.
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