Disney (yes, Disney) declares war on “overzealous copyright holders”

“Disney is being sued by the Michael Jackson estate for using fair-use clips in a biopic called ‘The Last Days of Michael Jackson’ – in its brief, the company decries ‘overzealous copyright holders’ whose unwillingness to consider fair use harms ‘the right of free speech under the First Amendment.’”

Pots and Kettles spring to mind.

( Cory Doctorow ) has the full story.


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