Photographer Sues Imgur For Failing to Remove Copyrighted Photos

The popular image sharing service Imgur is facing millions of dollars in damages for failing to remove a series of copyrighted photos. The website is being sued by Seattle-based photographer Christopher Boffoli whose work remained available on Imgur, a month after he sent a takedown notice.

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SilentNegotiator2302d ago

Wow, a month? A site as popular as Imgur should have enough staff to handle a copyright claim in under a MONTH.

hannahsiebels2302d ago (Edited 2302d ago )

Actually, the complaint says that it was more than 200 days from when Boffoli's DMCA takedown complaint was received by Imgur and when the images were taken down. And it sounds like he even got a confirmation e-mail from them saying that the content was removed.

fatstarr2301d ago

shame on that guy, funny cuz that pic is all over the net for free. good luck suing everyone.