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Judge: Copyright Owners Must Consider 'Fair Use' Before Sending Takedown Notice

EFF IN THE NEWS
November 7, 2008

In the nation's first such ruling, a federal judge on Wednesday said copyright owners must consider "fair use" of their works before sending takedown notices to online video-sharing sites...

Corynne McSherry, an EFF attorney, said the digital rights group intends on convincing the judge that Universal acted in bad faith when it sent the takedown notice last year.

"We will overcome his doubts," she said.

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