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Why Can Miley Cyrus Be Sued for Posting a Photo of Herself to Instagram?

Miley Cyrus Sued By Photographer

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In addition to Cyrus, Lipa and Kardashian, many other celebrities have found themselves facing copyright cases after posting photos of themselves.

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Justin Bieber and Ariana Grande have also been sued – by the same photographer who filed suit against Cyrus and Lipa this year.

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Cyrus’s ex-boyfriend Liam Hemsworth was hit with one in 2019. Miley Cyrus has been hit by a lawsuit from photographer Robert Barbera.

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In another case, Katy Perry was sued after she reposted an image of her 2016 Halloween costume: a Hollywood-grade Hillary Clinton outfit that featured professional prosthetics.

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claiming she reposted his 2020 photo that showed her waving to onlookers to Instagram without a license.

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Sports stars are no exception, though they’ve more often faced cases filed by freelance in-game photographers.

Stars like Miley Cyrus and Dua Lipa keep getting sued for posting paparazzi pictures of themselves to social media.

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Cyrus became the latest celebrity to face such accusations on Friday when photographer Robert Barbera filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against the star,

If that sounds familiar, it should: the same photographer filed a very similar lawsuit against Dua Lipa in June, 

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For celebrities who are hounded by paparazzi, it may seem only fair that they can at least use the photos themselves.

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