Teen model sues Apple over ‘hot’ pics

Apple Store“A Long Island teen beauty says an app-maker turned her into an Internet tart,” Kathianne Boniello reports for The New York Post.

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“Aspiring model Rebecca Battino’s career got off to a strange start when sexy self-portraits she took as a 16-year-old popped up in an online iTunes application called ‘eXtreme Cam Girls,'” Boniello reports. “Unbeknownst to her, the images soon spread like a virus to dozens of flesh sites across the Web, making her an international sex sensation.”

Boniello reports, “Battino, now 19, took the pictures of herself in the mirror with a digital camera. The steamy shots were swiped from her computer, Battino claims in a $1 million Manhattan federal-court lawsuit that accuses Apple and app-maker Samba Studios of copyright infringement.”

“The application has since been removed from the iTunes store, but Battino is fuming that she hasn’t gotten any credit — or cash — for the shots,” Boniello reports. “‘I was just upset that I’m not being paid for my pictures,’ she told The Post. ‘I’m not embarrassed.'”

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124 Comments

  1. And I thought tees’ place is in school, not in front of mirrors, camera in hand…

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  2. And I thought tees’ place is in school, not in front of mirrors, camera in hand…

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