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YouTube User Seeks High Court Clarification On Fair Use In Copyright Dispute

Mealey's (September 16, 2016, 9:51 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — A YouTube user asks the U.S. Supreme Court in an Aug. 12 petition for certiorari to consider whether a user is liable under Section 512 of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) when she had a good faith belief that a video was protected by the fair use doctrine (Stephanie Lenz v. Universal Music Corp., et al., Nos. 16-217 & 16-218, U.S. Sup.).

(Lenz’s petition for writ of certiorari available. Document #78-160919-005B.)

In 2007, Stephanie Lenz uploaded to YouTube a 29-second video recording...
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