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Weekly News Digest

September 14, 2017 — In addition to this week's NewsBreaks article and the monthly NewsLink Spotlight, Information Today, Inc. (ITI) offers Weekly News Digests that feature recent product news and company announcements. Watch for additional coverage to appear in the next print issue of Information Today. For other up-to-the-minute news, check out ITIís Twitter account: @ITINewsBreaks.

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Monkey Selfie Case Ends in Settlement

The so-called monkey selfie lawsuit ended in a settlement between People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) and David Slater, whose camera the macaque used to take the selfie back in 2011. PETA filed the lawsuit in 2015. NPR reports that Slater agreed to donate 25% of future revenue from the photo to organizations that protect crested macaques and their habitats. PETA and Slater both asked the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to dismiss the case and reject a previous ruling that nonhuman animals can’t own copyrights.

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