A Win for Artists’ Rights: Instagram Changes its Position on Copyright

Instagram clarifies their original position that it grants users who embed APIs a copyright sublicense.


Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, four pieces of financial assistance and relief legislation have been passed and trillions of dollars spent in only a matter of months. Despite the rollout of these programs, significant problems have occurred in…

Photographers should be cautious about using murals as backdrops

Colorful murals in urban settings are tempting backdrops for photography, and they’re certainly popular with clients. But if you make a photo of a client or product in front of a public mural without the artist’s permission, is that copyright…

ABA Support of the CASE Act Speaks Volumes

A growing wave of support suggests a positive shift in America’s approach to copyright morality.

Grammys Shows Support for CASE Act: Empowering Creators and Preventing Copyright Trolling

An op-ed this week by Nate Hertweck of Grammy Advocacy gives voice to the necessity of the CASE Act and how important a small-claims process is for the average content creator. 

Fight the LIES Currently Being Spread about the CASE Act!

There are quite a few lies being tossed around and gaining some traction online, thanks to well-funded corporate interests who do not support copyright protection for small businesses and creators like photographers. 

The Senate Judiciary Committee passed the CASE Act today!

The first of four key votes before long-sought small-claims copyright legislation becomes reality! 

BIG Copyright CASE Act News in D.C. This Week!

Your fight for copyrights has been taken to Capitol Hill this week, as PPA and many other creators’ organizations meet with the legislature and the CASE Act is having a mark-up by the Senate! Support for The CASE Act is…

The Fight for Copyright: Janis’ Story

When you put your blood, sweat and tears into creating a masterpiece that showcases your uniqueness, the last thing you want is your work being improperly used or even stolen, especially if your art is your livelihood.  Unfortunately, many professional…

The Summer of Copyright Continues for Photographers! Updates on the CASE Act’s Progress…

For the past few weeks, PPA’s Government Affairs Team has been hard at work spreading the word about the CASE Act. We have had multiple meetings on Capitol Hill, sent bi-weekly emails to staffers on the Hill, and engaged our members…

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