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Monkey selfie on Wikipedia Ape doesn't own it, says US regulator

Aug 22, 2014    

New York The US Copyright Office has confirmed that a monkey - or any other animal - that takes a selfie does not own the copyright of the photo. A selfie taken by a black macaque on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi three years back has become a tug of war between Wikipedia and the photographer who claims he is the owner of the selfie.Wikipedia has refused to remove the famous selfie, saying the monkey - and not the photographer - owns the copyright because the animal took it. In an update to copyright regulations and practices published this week, the US regulator spelled out examples of wor...

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