Photographer sues Getty Images after being billed for her own photo

And, one last fun IP News article to brighten your Thursday…

Photographer Carol Highsmith has been working on a project of archiving American life in the early 21st century, traveling around and taking photos all over the USA and donating them royalty-free to the Library of Congress for anybody to use.

Imagine, then, her surprise when she got a threatening letter accusing her of license infringement– for posting one of her own photos online!

Check out the full story here.