monkey.jpgIPNews® – British photographer David Slater is embroiled in a debate over the self-portrait taken by a monkey, which the animal shot using his unattended equipment three years ago.

Wikimedia Commons, a database of millions of images and videos that are free for public use, is arguing that the image was shot by an animal and thus it is not subject to copyright protection. But Slater says he spent time, money and effort to get that image for which he should be compensated with royalties. To continue reading, click: Monkey Business: Who Owns the Copyright to a Selfie Taken by a Monkey?