Andy Bosyi
May 8, 2014

Amazon patents taking a photo against a white background.

So this happened.

Taking a photo against a white background? Amazon owns the patent on that – Quartz
Today a photography blog unearthed another strange development in America's ongoing patent train wreck: Amazon was recently awarded the intellectual rights to taking pictures of people in front of seamless white backgrounds. Critics of the deal from the tech and photography worlds are split on what they see as the bigger affront: the gullibility of the US Patent...