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GoldieBlox Pulls Beastie Boys Song From Ad Citing Adam Yauch's Will

EFF IN THE NEWS
December 11, 2013

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), a prominent organization which focuses on the treatment of property, intellectual and other rights in cyberspaces (perhaps best known for taking on the NSA spying program) sided with GoldieBlox on the issue, noting that “the fair use analysis is solid.” EFF went even further, saying about the company’s use of the song, “That kind of creativity what fair use is for. And it’s part of what made the Beastie Boys great.”

Wednesday, November 27, 2013
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