Photographer Sues Capcom for $12M for Using Her Photos in Video Games

A photographer is suing Capcom for copyright infringement, accusing the video game maker of using her photos in games without permission.

“Juracek says she received further confirmation of Capcom’s infringement through the November 2020 data breach, in which a hacker group used ransomware to allegedly steal 1TB of sensitive data. When Capcom chose not to pay the ransom, the group began sharing the data online. These leaked files contained several that matched image file names found on the Surfaces‘ companion CD-ROM.”
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