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Patenting White Backdrops?


The US Patent office has actually granted a patent to Amazon that would give them the sole right to be able to photograph people against a white backdrop. Seriously!

The level of brazen idiocy and catering to big corporations is just staggering.  Does the patent office not understand the hugely widespread, commonplace practice this is with photographers world wide?

For this interested, there is a Watchdog petition demanding that the patent office revoke the patent granted: