Monkey "borrows" photographer's camera and takes pictures.

After three days of hanging out with some crested black macaques in Indonesia, photographer David Slater walked away from his camera tripod for a minute and one of the monkeys started playing around with the equipment. Eventually he hit the button, and the monkeys all enjoyed the noise so much that he kept hitting it. Slater said the monkey had taken "hundreds" of pictures by the time he got his camera back. Probably most were no good (neither are most of mine), but there were also some utterly hilarious self-portraits like this one. ...

A monkey takes an image ...
....but gets no credit?
... but a human takes the credit. How does that work?

Don't worry, there's a lengthy legal analysis in a later post at Lowering the Bar.

(HT: The Legal Satyricon.)

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