A monkey selfie has caused an uproar on the internet following a debate over who owns the image.
When David Slater was taking photos of monkey’s one of them grabbed the camera and took a picture of itself.
This photo has now become famous with a number of people using the image without paying for it. They say because the monkey took the photo then no human owns the copyright.
Normally professional photographers charge people for using snaps they’ve taken because they own something called a copyright.
Wikipedia has been using one of the monkey’s selfies without paying for it.They say that although the photos were taken on Slater’s camera, he did not take the photos. Therefore, he doesn’t own them.
As you can imagine Slater is angry and is trying to get the site to take the picture down.
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