Barbra Streisand must pay $177,000 in legal fees incurred by an amateur photographer who fended off a $10 million lawsuit over aerial photographs he took showing her Malibu estate.
Streisand's suit against retired software entrepreneur Kenneth Adelman claimed the photos showed details that can't be seen from the street. She alleged they could increase a problem she has with stalkers.
Adelman said he posted the photos as part of his scientific research on coastline conservation. He has posted more than 12,000 photos on his California Coastal Records Project Web site.
Superior Court Judge Allan J. Goodman ordered Streisand to pay Adelman's lawyer fees when the judge dismissed the lawsuit in December.
The two sides couldn't agree on the amount, so the judge ordered Streisand to pay an additional $15,000 to cover the costs Adelman incurred in the negotiations.
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