Universal Music Group
If you were the Walt Disney Co., and you saw thousands upon thousands of fan-created videos that featured your intellectual property cropping up on YouTube, would you crack down on those violations or would you “Let It Go?”
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) has shielded many a website from copyright infringement claims. But its protections do not extend to pre-1972 sound recordings, a New York state appeals court ruled on Tuesday.
9th Circuit sets the standard for service providers claiming DMCA safe harbor