Facebook Settles 8-Year Case With Teacher Who Posted Courbet’s “Origin of the World”

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Facebook Settles 8-Year Case With Teacher Who Posted Courbet’s “Origin of the World”
Illustration by Hyperallergic After an eight-year legal battle full of twists and turns, Facebook agreed to settle a case with Frédéric Durand-Baïssas, a French kindergarten teacher who sued the company for suspending his account after he posted Gustave Courbet’s nude painting “L’Origine du monde” (“The Origin of the World,” 1866). The social media giant will […]
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