Is Google Promoting Photo Piracy?

If we are to believe Getty Images, Google is promoting photo piracy with its image search functionality. Both parties are kind of veterans in regard to court battles, Getty Images being known for aggressively fighting against copyright infringement, and Google being sued for breaching copyright in various cases such as through Google Book Search. In fact, Getty Images has been very successful in the recent past, forcing Microsoft to pull the plug on the Bing image widget in a very amiable fashion. To be precise, by signing a partnership deal. But this time, there’s a chance both parties won’t become...