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There are some issues with copyright photos and even a pretty hefty lawsuit, Samuel L. Jackson tells off an autograph dealer, and more!
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Su’a Cravens completes an unusual autograph request
Like many Redskins players, Su’a Cravens has been asked to sign autographs from tons of fans that have come to support the team and watch training camp.However on Saturday, during Fan Appreciation Day, Cravens received an unusual autograph request from a young fan:
Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater thrills fans with lengthy, impromptu autograph session
Teddy Bridgewater was like a rock star giving multiple encores.After a Saturday morning walkthrough at training camp, the injured Vikings quarterback held an impromptu autograph session that lasted more than a half hour. He went to three different locations outside the practice area at Minnesota State Mankato as fans chanted, “Teddy, Teddy, Teddy.’’
Sorry celebs, I don’t want your autograph (how about a like or retweet?)
Wonder Woman was my first. She was expressing her opinions on politics, and I stopped to pay attention. Afterwards, I followed her, though she probably didn’t know it. I spoke up, she liked what I had to say. The rest is history.There’d be plenty more after her, but you never forget your first like.
SAMUEL L. JACKSON I AIN’T SIGNING EVERY F***ING THING! (But I Have Signed These)
Samuel L. Jackson is always gonna be Samuel L., which means even when he’s nicely signing a ton of autographs … he’s gonna drop an f-bomb or 2, and then he’s gonna drop some knowledge.We got Sam Sunday at LAX, where he was taking some time out to give fans his John Hancock … and not just on photos. They threw everything but the kitchen sink at him, so we had to ask what’s the weirdest thing he’s ever been asked to sign. He didn’t even pause.We’re with ya, Sam … does seem to be the kinda thing you’d remember.
Street signs honoring ‘Star Wars’ actor Mark Hamill unveiled
Street signs that honor “Star Wars” actor Mark Hamill were unveiled Sunday afternoon in Clairemont, where he went to middle and high school.
Hamill was recognized with signs in the 5900 block of Castleton Drive, at Mt. Abernathy Avenue, as part of the city’s new honorary street naming program. Castleton Drive will remain the official name of the street, however.
“Hello Clairemont. I can’t tell you how great it feels to be back in my old neighborhood,” Hamill told the crowd. “To say that I’m grateful and honored would be an understatement.”
SAN DIEGO, CA – JULY 10: (L-R) Actors Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher and more than 6000 fans enjoyed a surprise `Star Wars` Fan Concert performed by the San Diego Symphony, featuring the classic `Star Wars` music of composer John Williams, at the Embarcadero Marina Park South on July 10, 2015 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney) *** Local Caption *** Harrison Ford; Mark Hamill; Carrie Fisher
Stolen Getty Images Result in Huge Penalties
If you’re thinking about selling unlicensed photos, you might want to reconsider. Several people have agreed to pay Getty Images a lot of money over the online theft of thousands of copyrighted images he sold to sports collectors and others.
According to Law360.com, the ongoing court case resulted in a New York man agreeing to pay $21.3 million for selling stolen login credentials used to download thousands of copyrighted images which were then sold on Facebook.
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