There's a battle of he said-she said brewing between
Britain's National Portrait Gallery and Wikipedia, the free online
encyclopedia whom the museum has accused of theivery.
Two weeks ago, the museum threatened legal action
against Derrick Coetzee, a Wikipedia volunteer who was allegedly able
to "de-scramble" high-resolution images of a number of works copyrighted
by the NPG, which is in the middle of a large and expensive program to
digitize its entire collection. The museum said they had no interest in
suing Wikipedia, and even now remain hopeful that the matter can be
settled outside of court.
Read the complete article at the BBC News.