A “Sports Illustrated” swimsuit model alleged that Twitter’s algorithm contributed to copyright infringement by cropping photos of her that were posted by other users. This created unauthorized derivative works, she said.
Earlier this month, Genevieve Morton sued Twitter in federal court, alleging in part that the company had been slow to remove her copyrighted material, which was posted by unauthorized accounts.
Morton sought at least $10 million in damages. It’s “frustrating” trying to control your own image, Morton told Insider.