Court Says Monkey Cannot Hold Rights To Own Selfie

The Ninth Circuit of Appeals has weighed in on a case brought to court by PETA, saying that Naruto, a Sulawesi macaque who took a viral selfie, cannot sue for the copyright to its own photo. What do you think?

“If animals were able to file lawsuits, I’d be serving a life sentence.”

Jordan Stacey • Usufruct Explainer


“Tough week for PETA: First they fail to get the entire world to stop eating meat and now this.”

Patricia Lee • Juice Lobbyist

“This is what happens when you have a biased bench full of human judges.”

Gary White • Memoir Ghostwriter