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Manila Bulletin files counter suit against Photoblogger

Now it’s Manila Bulletin’s turn. The newspaper filed a counter suit against photographer and blogger Anton Sheker.

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Anton earlier filed a Php 1.2 Million copyright lawsuit against Manila Bulletin (including the graphics artist and section editor) for publishing his photos without his permission {see earlier story here and the first coverage here}.

In return, Manila Bulletin is suing back Anton with exemplary and moral damages for Php 2.0 Million. MB claims fair use in its publication of the photos.

See also  Sen. Mar Roxas blogs, for real

The developments are getting juicer. Will post updates once I get a copy of the complaint.

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rea
rea
8 years ago

Very energetic post, I enjoyed that bit. Will there bee a part 2?

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10 years ago

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Hotels in Manila
10 years ago

The newspaper filed a counter suit against photographer and blogger Anton Sheker.

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Reply to  Hotels in Manila
10 years ago

That’s not the “end”, that’s the “beginning”! This is a story about the countersuit

Gus
Gus
11 years ago

Any update? What happened in the end?

Filipino
13 years ago

Hmn… so its payback time huh.

earthlingorgeous
13 years ago

I would like to see how this case would turn out. Pretty interesting, and I agree to what Bryan has pointed out about fair use.

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