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EFF Takes Universal To Court Over DMCA Issues

January 7, 2008

Not since that annoying Ally McBeal baby has a dancing toddler caused so much commotion. All it took was Stephanie Lenz uploading a 29 second clip of her son rocking out to Prince's "Let's Go Crazy" on YouTube and now Universal Music Publishing Group is up in arms. The worst of it came last month as YouTube removed the clip in compliance with their own DMCA policy after Universal's official request.

Now the Electronic Frontier Foundation has announced that they are filing suit against the music giant with the intent to "protect the fair use and free speech rights of a mother who posted a short video of her toddler son dancing to a Prince song on the Internet."

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