A new year brings new battles for independent creators to share their work.
Pop-culture hacker and remix artist Jonathan McIntosh (popculturedetective.com) explains in this post how New Media Rights is fighting for him in his battle with Lionsgate over the copyright takedown of his well known Buffy vs. Edward remix video.
New Media Rights is proud to be helping Jonathan fight this battle with Lionsgate over his video. Asserting the right to make fair use of content simply shouldn't be this hard.It is part of a bigger picture development in the world of online video.
His story, and our experience working with folks one-to-one suggests there are large media companies that intend to blindly monetize every reuse of content, even if it means steamrolling fair use and the freedom of speech.
Read the full story to learn more.
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