WVON/Chicago Sued Over Alleged Use Of Copyrighted Photos On Website
April 28, 2016 at 4:08 AM (PT)
The latest lawsuit filed by FAMEFLYNET, INC. over alleged unauthorized use of copyrighted photos by radio station websites has been filed this week against MIDWAY BROADCASTING CORP. for use of two photos of actress LUPITA NYONG'O on the website of News-Talk WVON-A/CHICAGO.
The suit was filed TUESDAY (4/26) in U.S District Court for the Northern District of ILLINOIS and seeks statutory damages of $150,000 per alleged infringement or actual damages, plus a permanent injunction and attorney's fees.
FAMEFLYNET previously sued LKCM RADIO GROUP, L.P. and has filed against VIACOM and TRIBUNE CO. so far in 2016 and NEUHOFF MEDIA, FOX NEWS, and COX MEDIA GROUP in 2015, among many others.