Print

Print


Thanks for posting, Stephen.  That's an interesting issue.  Of course there
are lots of business interests out there that would do away with Fair Use
completely if they could.   Score one for the other side here.

Best,
John Haley




On Mon, Sep 14, 2015 at 1:10 PM, Leggett, Stephen C <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> http://policynotes.arl.org/?p=1162
>
> "9th Circuit Holds Fair Use Must Be Considered Before DMCA Takedown
> Notices are Sent
> Leave a reply<http://policynotes.arl.org/?p=1162#respond>
> On September 14, 2015, the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled in
> Lenz v. Universal Music that "copyright holders must consider fair use
> before sending a takedown notification, and that failure to do so raises a
> triable issue as to whether the copyright holder formed a subjective good
> faith belief that the use was not authorized by law."
>
>
>
> I'm wondering if this is headed to Supreme Court. Will be interesting to
> watch...
>