A federal judge ruled on Wednesday that copyright holders must consider the potential "fair use" of their works before sending copyright takedown notices to online video sites. "In order for a copyright owner to proceed under the DMCA with 'a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law,' the owner must evaluate whether the material makes fair use of the copyright," U.S. District Judge Jeremy Fogel wrote, in his ruling.
This is a great mandate and clearer definition. As you listen to "Let's Go Crazy" on the clip, it is clearly in the background and not added later. It's documenting a moment. This is that baby and his dance that we can all thank for it:
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#NationalBird director Sonia Kennebeck, producer Ines Hofmann Kanna and subjects at the Victoria Theatre. Photo by Pat Mazerra. #SFIFF #WomenInFilm
Joel Coen, Jonathan Turell and Peter Becker of Janus Films and the Criterion Collection and Ethan Coen at the Castro Theatre. Photo by Pamela Gentile. #SFIFF
VR Day was cool. Photo by Tommy Lau. #SFIFF
#Sonita director Rokhsareh Ghaem Maghami. Photo by Pamela Gentile. #SFIFF
Such a great night at PROXY with movie-lovers cozying up to see the Ross brothers' #ContemporaryColor. #SFIFF
Love this shot of Jheri Jones, subject of #TheJoneses, at the Roxie Theater. Photo by Pamela Gentile. #SFIFF
Packed out house at the Castro on this sunny afternoon. Stoked to celebrate Janus Films, the Criterion Collection and the Coen brothers! #SFIFF
"Hi, Carlton." Wesley Morris delivering our 2016 State of Cinema. #SFIFF
Today! We celebrate the stunning work of Janus Films & the Criterion Collection with the Coen brothers at the Castro Theatre.
Robert Kondo of Tonko House at Alamo Drafthouse. Can't wait to have him back this morning for our filmmaker meet and greet after Shorts 5! Photo by Tommy Lau. #SFIFF