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In 2011 a monkey in Indonesia grabbed a photographer’s camera and took his own photos. They went viral. How do copyright laws apply to non-humans? An animal rights organization said the monkey is due the royalties, and the photographer who owns the camera said he owns the copyright. This case actually went to court. Listen to hear how this unique legal issue played out in federal court.
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AIR DATE: 01/07/2016