U.S. District Judge William Orrick has made it official: A crested macaque who allegedly snapped photos of himself does not have standing to bring a copyright suit over the renowned “monkey selfie.”
Orrick dismissed a lawsuit brought by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Dr. Antje Englehardt on behalf of Naruto, the monkey who is said to have borrowed photographer David John Slater’s camera and pressed the shutter.
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