Mom And Baby Make Universal Music Cry Uncle
No, we're not talking about a paternity suit against Jimmy Iovine.
In 2007, Stephanie Lenz uploaded a 29-second video of her son bouncing along with Prince's "Let's Go Crazy" playing in the background to YouTube. Universal Music Publishing demanded that th video come down and YouTube complied.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) filed suit asking a federal court to protect the mother's fair use and free speech rights. Universal fought back, but a California district court judge this week granted partial summary judgment to Lenz paving the way for her to at least collect attorneys fees.
Here, back on YouTube, is the offending video: