Remember that controversy around the YouTube video with a toddler dancing to Prince’s Let’s Go Crazy? It was famously the subject of a takedown notice filed by UMG in 2007, fuelling a debate around what is and isn’t fair use when it comes to background music in user generated videos. Three years later, the case is finally coming to a close – and not in UMG’s favour. A California district judge has granted partial summary judgement to Stephanie Lenz, who uploaded the clip. She’ll now be able to file for the legal fees she incurred when fighting the takedown. Source: Reuters

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