Judge rips lawyers in IP rift over viral Facebook childbirth video

“No reasonable lawyer with any familiarity with the law of copyright could have thought that the fleeting and minimal uses, in the context of news reporting and social commentary, that these defendants made of tiny portions of the 45-minute video was anything but fair,” US District Judge Lewis Kaplan of New York wrote. – David Kravets, Ars Technica http://ift.tt/2t15HEj