9th Circuit Declines To Rehear Case Over DMCA Takedowns And Fair Use

Mealey's (March 18, 2016, 8:49 AM EDT) -- SAN FRANCISCO — Universal Music Corp. and a woman who sued the music label for removing her video from YouTube on March 17 saw their respective rehearing petitions denied by a Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel, letting stand the panel’s September ruling in which it affirmed denial of both parties’ summary judgment motions in a long-running lawsuit over the “fair use” standard in relation to copyright holders’ ability to take down purportedly infringing content from the Internet under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA)...
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