More on Copyright.
This is more interesting. The Christchurch Press is also being chased by the law over its famous Edoras shots, taken from public land (the Evening Post was on dicier ground because its poster included images from the official internet preview, we hear)…New Line is claiming copyright over the pics of Edoras as well.
The Press has done some fairly pro-active sleuthing on other LOTR matters as well. (more)