Fairey and Fair Use

13 02 2009

The AP photo and Fairey’s interpretation are compared side by side.

Shepherd Fairey, the designer of the Hope and Change iconography which helped Barack Obama become elected last November, is being taken to task for his use of a photo of Obama owned by Associated Press. This has brought issues of copyright, ownership and fair use to the forefront of our news media, and is significant in light of the fact that copyright laws may be changing and Creative Commons is so widespread.


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