Rebecca Black files copyright claim against her own Friday video


Remember Rebecca Black and Friday? Those were the good times, eh? Oh. Anyway, Black is currently capitalising on her viral fame by making a cameo appearance in the new Katy Perry video, but she’s also filed a surprising copyright takedown YouTube request against… her own Friday vid. People trying to watch the video, which had reached 167 million views, now see a message saying “This video is no longer available due to a copyright claim by Rebecca Black”. VentureBeat points out that earlier this week, the production company that made the video – ARK Music Factory – had switched it to a $2.99 rental video. That may be what spurred the copyright clash from Black’s lawyers.


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