• Volvo Says All Public Instagram Photos are Fair Game in New Court Filing

    1 month ago - By Peta Pixel

    A couple of months ago, automotive photographer Jack Schroeder and model Britni Sumida filed a lawsuit against car maker Volvo, accusing them of “willful and wanton” copyright infringement. In a major update to the case, Volvo is trying to get the suit thrown out by claiming that all public Instagram photos are basically free to use and share.
    The story begins in April of 2019 when Schroeder and Sumida teamed up for a personal portfolio photo shoot featuring the Volvo S60 sedan.
    After posting the images to Instagram, Volvo's account reached out multiple times asking for permission to use...
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