ImageRights International, the global leader in copyright enforcement services for photo agencies and professional photographers, today announced the acquisition of Australia’s Image Witness, whose rapid scan image search technology fortifies ImageRights’ technology leadership position in the fast-growing copyright enforcement services industry.
We are delighted to announce that Bridgeman Images is expanding. From 1st August, Bridgeman Images will be opening a new office in Italy.
If we are to foster continued growth in the images sector, we need the likes of Google to listen and help make changes so we can share in the value generated within the online marketplace.
In last weeks CEPIC Congress ‘Thank you’ newsletter we mentioned a few of this years very well-attended seminars. The biggest discussions and debates where centred around Google and our industrys efforts to overcome its dominance on search, and the negative impact it’s having on our on-line licensing and copyright preservation. We also explored emerging revenue opportunities and what the future holds for our industry.
By integrating Flashstock into its product offerings, Shutterstock will be able to offer a high-quality custom content product to its 1.7 million customers. The transaction is expected to close in July 2017.
The European Commission has fined Google €2.42 billion for breaching EU antitrust rules. Google has abused its market dominance as a search engine by giving an illegal advantage to another Google product, its comparison shopping service.
Will Roger-Viollet Agency be closed after 79 years of existence? More will be known by mid-July. In the meantime, support Roger-Viollet Agency and sign the petition on Change.org
On 14 June 2017, CEPIC elected a new Executive Board for a period of two years.
Bridgeman Images is delighted to announce their recent representation of the newly refurbished National Gallery of Ireland.
CEPIC is pleased to welcome COPYTRACK as a new member. The worlwide leading service provider for image search and fair licensing in the picture industry. COPYTRACK offers copyright legal resolutions for photographers and picture agencies in over 140 countries and in 12 languages.