Copywrite Law Abuse

Copywrite Law Abuse
Joel Horowitz
  • 29 october 2007

Yet again another example of the need to update copyright laws, the Washington Post reports that Universal Music Publishing Group has been sued by a justifiably irate mother for abusing copyright laws. After posting a video of her 13-month old son bouncing on the floor to Prince’s song, “Let’s Go Crazy” on YouTube for her friends and family to view, YouTube received a “take-down notice” from none other than the owners of Prince’s catalog, Universal. The mother was not targeted by Universal’s lawyers, but retaliated nonetheless.  From the Washington Post:

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