In the News Today - July 17, 2017

July 17, 2017

Photographer “Struggling” Financially As a Result of Monkey Selfie Lawsuit: David Slater has been fighting for years over who has the copyright to photos taken by monkeys using his camera, and says he is now struggling as a result. Slater has been embroiled in arcane legal wrangling since 2011 over the authorship of the “monkey selfie,” and said that he is now “seriously on the verge of packing it all in” due to the excessive costs associated with defending himself in court. (The Guardian