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Do Twitter Algorithms Create Unauthorized Derivative Works? Ask Genevieve Morton

Supermodel Genevieve Morton has engaged in another tussle with Twitter over unauthorized posting of her images. This comes on the tails of a suit from 2020. This time, the culprit is Magic Pony Technology, a third-party photo algorithm company acquired by Twitter. One part of their algorithm focuses on “saliency” – i.e., certain photos on Twitter might be selected for cropping, enhancement, or alteration. If other users post these photos without permission, Morton argues that […]

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