Do We Really Need a Law Dictating the Ethics of Photoshop?

An MP in the UK is proposing a bill that is sure to impact celebs who depend on photoshop.

The Daily Mail recently reported that an MP in the UK has put forward a photoshop law that could ban celebrities secretly photoshopping their images. If passed, the bill would mean celebrities would have to label images that are digitally altered when those images are posted to social media. It’s unclear whether the bill will pass, but it does bring up the debate about ethics and responsibility. And although the focus will be on celebrities, responsibility also falls on photographers and photo editors. One has to ask if we have a duty of care to the wider public?

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