Obama 'HOPE' Artist And AP Settle Copyright Claims

The Associated Press and the artist who created the Barack Obama "HOPE" image have agreed to settle their copyright infringement claims against each other in a deal that calls for them to work together on future projects involving the news agency's pictures.

Both sides announced the agreement in a joint release Wednesday, ending a fight that began after Shepard Fairey's art based on a 2006 AP photograph became an iconic image in Obama's presidential campaign.

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