Selasa, 26 Oktober 2010

Gadis Belia Gugat Apple / Young Girl Sues Apple

VIVAnews -- Seorang gadis cantik menggugat Apple karena foto seksinya muncul di aplikasi iTunes tanpa sepengetahuannya.

Rebecca Battino, kini berusia 19 tahun mengaku kaget ketika foto yang ia ambil saat berusia 16 tahun muncul di aplikasi khusus dewasa iTunes, 'eXtreme Cam Girls'.

Foto itu ia ambil sendiri dengan kamera digital di depan cermin.

Tanpa ia sadari, foto tersebut menyebar seperti virus ke lusinan situs lain di Web -- dan membuatnya menjadi obyek khayalan seks kaum lelaki.

Menduga foto itu dicuri dari komputernya, Battino mengajukan gugatan senilai US$ 1 juta melalui Pengadilan Federal Manhattan. Ia menuduh Apple dan pembuat app, Samba Studios melanggar hak cipta.

Tapi, ia tak mau memberi tahu siapa oknum yang telah mencuri fotonya. Battino hanya mengatakan, Samba Studios tak pernah menghubunginya untuk minta izin.

Kepada New York Post, warga Long Island tersebut mengaku kesal. "Saya kecewa, tidak menerima pembayaran untuk foto-fotoku. Aku tidak malu mengakuinya," kata Battino.

Battino menduga fotonya sedang nyemplung ke kolam  menggunakan baju renang hitam adalah satu-satunya ikon iklan aplikasi 'eXtreme Cam Girls' di iTunes.

Ia juga mengaku fotonya yang lain -- menggunakan kaos ketat dan celana dalam hitam -- ada di Web berdampingan dengan mantan PlayBoy Playmate, Summer Altice.

Meski berstatus sebagai guru yoga, Battino kini mendadak jadi model paruh waktu.

Ia mengizinkan orang lain memotretnya secara profesional -- sedang bermain di pancuran dan berlari dengan mengunakan pakaian minim untuk website modelmayhem.com.
Samba Studios dan Apple belum merespon permintaan komentar terkait gugatan ini.

Kasus yang sama pernah menimpa remaja Inggris, Lara Jade Coton. Ia tak pernah menyangka foto liburannya saat berusia 14 tahun digunakan untuk sampul film porno produksi Texas, Amerika Serikat.

Sontak ia kaget dan berang. Apalagi, Lara memajang foto itu di sebuah situs tentang seni di internet demi memprofilkan dirinya sebagai seorang fotografer.

Belakangan, ia tahu fotonya itu dicuri oleh TVX dan digunakan dalam film dewasa, Body Magic.

Langkah hukum ditempuh, dan berhasil. Dalam usianya ke 21, Lara memperoleh kompensasi senilai US$ 132 ribu.

Namun, beda dengan Battino, tujuan Lara bukanlah uang. ""Uang bukan tujuan saya. Aku harus mempertahankan hakku. Ini menyangkut imej secara pribadi maupun reputasi profesional."

(Daily Mail)

English Version

A beautiful girl suing Apple because of her sexy photo appears in the iTunes application without her permission.

Rebecca Battino, now 19-year-old admitted he was surprised when the photos taken at the age of 16 years appears in the iTunes application adult, 'eXtreme Cam Girls'.


The photographs he took himself with a digital camera in front of the mirror.
Without realizing it, the image is spread like a virus to dozens of other sites on the Web - and make it a male sex fantasy object.


Predicting the photo was stolen from his computer, Battino filed a $ 1 million through the Federal Court in Manhattan. He accused Apple and creator of the app, Samba Studios infringing copyright.


But, he would not tell who the person who stole his picture. Battino just say, Samba Studios was never contacted to ask permission.


To the New York Post, Long Island residents are frustrated. "I was disappointed, do not accept payment for my pictures. I'm not ashamed to admit it," said Battino.


Suspect being nyemplung Battino photo to the pool using a black bathing suit is the only one advertising icon application 'eXtreme Cam Girls' on iTunes.


He also admitted another picture - use the tight shirts and pants in black - are on the Web side by side with former Playboy Playmate, Summer Altice.


Although status as a yoga teacher, Battino now suddenly part-time model.


He is allowing someone else to professionally photographed - were playing in the shower and ran with minimal clothing to the website using modelmayhem.com.


Samba Studios and Apple has not responded to requests for comment related to this lawsuit.
The same case ever befall British teenager, Lara Jade Coton. He never expected his vacation photos at the age of 14 years are used to cover the production of pornographic films Texas, United States.


Suddenly he was shocked and angry. Moreover, Lara put pictures on a site about the art on the internet for the sake of showing himself as a photographer.


Later, he knew his picture was stolen by TVX and used in adult film, Body Magic.
Legal steps taken, and successful. In the age of 21, Lara received compensation valued at U.S. $ 132 thousand.


However, unlike Battino, Lara goal is not money. "" Money is not my goal. I have to defend my rights. This concerns the image of personal and professional reputation. "