Heineken tackled over alleged copyright breach

Heineken Ireland is at the centre of a copyright dispute with an Australian trade union, which claims the firm used copyrighted pictures on a website to promote its links with the Oxegen music festival.

15th November, 2008

Heineken Ireland is at the centre of a copyright dispute with an Australian trade union, which claims the firm used copyrighted pictures on a website to promote its links with the Oxegen music festival.

The Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance (MEAA), an Australian union for journalists and photographers, has formally lodged a complaint with the brewer over the use of hundreds of pictures that it sourced from the Flickr website and other sources.

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