Photographer Kyle Cassidy released one of his images into the public domain. Years later, someone else took credit for it.
The Interference Archive is organizing a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon to widely disseminate the history explored in its exhibition Resistance Radio: The People’s Airwaves.
An ongoing dispute with digital cultural heritage is whether high-resolution images of artworks in the public domain have a copyright when the photograph itself is new or improved.
On October 28 the Reiss Engelhorn Museum (REM) in Mannheim, Germany, filed a lawsuit against the Wikimedia Foundation for making high-resolution images of public domain artworks from its collection available for download.