August 17, 2007

Agent France Presse Claims US Military Images as Its Own

473small.JPGEven worse they were apparently attempting to resell the image taken by Sgt. Brandon Aird, 173rd ABCT and posted on Centcom. Centcom's material can be distributed freely, but not resold.

Via Confederate Yankee: Fresh off of being caught trying to pass off unfired civilian ammunition as evidence of soldiers shooting into the home of an elderly Iraqi woman, the French news agency Agence France-Presse (AFP) has been caught once again in a photography scandal involving the U.S. military, this time misidentifying a U.S. military photo taken by a member of the 173rd Airborne in Afghanistan last month as one of their own.
Thanks to Confederate Yankee for the excuse to repost, All Your Fakes Are Belong To Us.
In fact Rusty posted the very same centcom story here at TJR on the 6th.

By Howie at 01:49 PM | Comments |