Mom Sues Universal Music For Blocking YouTube Video

A Pennsylvania mother sued Universal Music Publishing Co. in federal court in San Francisco on Wednesday for forcing YouTube to take down her home video of her toddler son dancing to 29 seconds of a Prince song. Stephanie Lenz’s lawsuit accuses Universal Music of sending YouTube an allegedly baseless complaint on June 4 claiming that her video violated the company’s copyright to Prince’s “Let’s Go Crazy.” The complaint resulted in YouTube’s removal of the video from its Web site for six weeks until Lenz sent the video-sharing Web site a counter-notice demanding reposting, the lawsuit says.

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One Response to Mom Sues Universal Music For Blocking YouTube Video

  1. Heather says:

    Looks harmless to me! How the heck did they FIND that video to complain about it anyway? You can’t even hear the music!

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