Virgin sued for using photo of Texas teen

The family of Texas teenager Alison Chang is suing Virgin after the photo above, taken by a friend and posted on Flickr, ended up in this ad for Virgin Mobile Australia without her consent, causing her “grief and humiliation.” It doesn’t appear to be a copyright issue, as the photo seems to have been licensed on Flickr in a way that allowed for commercial use.

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