Federal Judge Rules in Favor of XXL Magazine Over Use of Cardi B Image

Back in May of 2019, professional photographer Rebecca Walsh sued XXL Magazine for its use of an Instagram post that contained Walsh’s picture. The used Intsagram post was from Cardi B herself, and contained an image of her at a Tom Ford fashion show. In the lawsuit, Walsh accuses XXL of stealing the photo, and states that it should not have been viewable on its website without paying for a license. A federal judge recently ruled in XXL’s favor, detailing the “fair use” doctrine contained within the U.S. Copyright Act. Click on this article link to learn more.

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