By Daniel Nazer
If you watched this year’s Super Bowl, you might have seen an advertisement for Dodge Ram featuring a Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. voiceover. To criticize the ad, and to show how antithetical it was to King’s views, Current Affairs magazine created a new version. The altered version overlays audio from elsewhere in the same speech where King criticizes excessively commercial culture and specifically calls out car ads. Although this is about as clear a fair use as one could imagine, Chrysler responded with a copyright claim.
Fortunately, the takedown did not last long. The <a target="_blank" rel="nofollow" …read more
Source:: Electronic Freedom Foundation News