Wikimedia Sweden Loses Case Over Digital Image Rights to Public Art

April 7th, 2016

Sweden, via BBCWikimedia Sweden has lost a court case over its rights to exhibit images of public sculpture against the Visual Copyright Society in Sweden, saying that digitally shown images of public art and sculpture should be protected by copyright law.  “Such a database can be assumed to have a commercial value that is not insignificant,” the court said in a statement.  “The court finds that the artists are entitled to that value.”

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