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Senate To Consider Bill Favoring Cameras In Supreme Court
06/21/2013 // By Wills Citty WASHINGTON, DC (June 21, 2013) – Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Chuck Grassley (R-IO) introduced legislation Thursday that would require the Supreme Court to televise proceedings, just days before the high court is expected to hand...
NPPA Encourages Members To Support The Free Flow Of Information Act 2013
06/10/2013 // DURHAM, NC (June 10, 2013) The National Press Photographers Association encourages you to write to your U.S. legislators asking them to support the Free Flow of Information Act 2013. In the wake of the seizure of Associated Press phone records and...
Yunghi Kim: Protecting Our Images
06/03/2013 // By Yunghi KimDURHAM, NC (June 3, 2013) – I’m going public with this to share my experience in pursuing unauthorized use of my images. I believe my experience can be helpful to my fellow photographers. A few months ago, I happened to do a Reverse...
NPPA Responds To Yahoo! CEO's Comments
05/29/2013 // DURHAM, NC (May 29, 2013) – NPPA's president Mike Borland today in a letter to Yahoo! chief executive officer Marissa Mayer expressed the organization's disapproval of her recent comments that questioned the need for professional photographers. The...
Photography & the Law - Beyonce' and Beyond: A Roundup of Recent Legal Issues
05/22/2013 // By Mickey OsterreicherJPGThere has been so much going on it is hard to know where to start. The National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) has been involved in many issues. Most recently the NPPA sent a letter to the publicist for Beyoncé on...
NPPA, Media Groups, Oppose Beyoncé Tour Guidelines
05/14/2013 // DURHAM, NC (May 14, 2013) – On behalf of 19 media organizations the National Press Photographers Association has objected to Beyoncé's 2013 World Tour Guidelines for photography and television. NPPA voiced its concerns in a letter from NPPA's...
NPPA Opposes Anti-Paparazzi Statutes In California
05/03/2013 // DURHAM, NC (May 3, 2013) - In the wake of opposition from the National Press Photographers Association and other groups, the California Assembly Judiciary Committee has made both AB-1256 and AB-1356 “2-year bills.” The bills are of concern to NPPA...
NPPA Joins Copyright Infringement Lawsuit Against Google
04/15/2013 // DURHAM, NC (April 15, 2013) – The National Press Photographers Association has joined with 15 other plaintiffs in a lawsuit against Google, NPPA's general counsel Mickey H. Osterreicher said today.The Federal suit alleges the “Google Book Search”...
Photographers Testify Against Texas Proposed Limits On Unmanned Aerial Photos
03/27/2013 // AUSTIN, TX (March 27, 2013) – In the wee hours of Wednesday morning, NPPA members testified in front of a Texas House Committee against a bill that would make photography with unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) subject to criminal and civil penalties.A...
NPPA Works With Homeland Security To Amend Photo Policies
03/13/2013 // DURHAM, NC (March 13, 2013) – NPPA recently worked with the New Mexico Department of Homeland Security (NMDHS) to revise policies regarding photography in its online Suspicious Activity Reports (SAR).NPPA general counsel Mickey Osterreicher was...

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