CBC loses court battle to photo-journalist over 9/11 documentary
But woman awarded only a fraction of damages claimed
By Don Butler, The Ottawa Citizen July 11, 2012
OTTAWA — The Federal Court of Canada has ordered the CBC to pay an American photo-journalist more than $19,000 for using five of her pictures of the terrorist attack on New York’s World Trade Center in a documentary without authorization.
But the award to Catherine Leuthold, which follows a seven-year legal battle, represents only a tiny fraction of her whopping $21.5 million copyright infringement claim Read more: http://www.ottawacitizen.com/news/loses+court+battle+photo+journalist+over+documentary/6918931/story.html#ixzz20RvWqbQ0