Good news! My documentary, You don't know Hitler (2006) has been restored to my YouTube channel and my copyright strike has been removed. https://youtu.be/7P73DZyS4Dg Bad news: I have received no apology or explanation from BR Enter Music for making this false claim against me, or from the German National Library for ignoring my repeated efforts … Continue reading You don’t know Hitler is back on YouTube!
I've been getting some more press for my copyright battle on YouTube, in English and German, and last night the United with Israel site invited me to do a blog post about all this for them. RECAP: BR Enter Music, speaking for the German National Library (DNB), had my documentary, You don't know Hitler (2006), removed … Continue reading The Plot Thickens
TorrentFreak, "a publication dedicated to bringing the latest news about copyright, privacy, and everything related to filesharing," (and one of my favorite sites, it should be noted) has written an article about my current struggle with the German National Library and BR Enter Music on YouTube. I hope this will help draw more attention to … Continue reading TorrentFreak reports on my YouTube battle
As Wikipedia puts it, "Fair use is a legal doctrine that permits limited use of copyrighted material without acquiring permission from the rights holders. It is one type of legal defense, called an affirmative defense, to the exclusive rights granted to the author of a creative work by copyright law." This makes it seem as … Continue reading Adventures in Fair Use
https://youtu.be/lUGpDlJYQTE Last night I attended a special screening of the concert documentary I edited, nine years ago, First Avenue: Hayday 1985-92 (2006). The film was directed by Rick Fuller, who made a lot of music videos back in the day as one half of Harder/Fuller Films, with Phil Harder. I first met Rick when I returned … Continue reading First Avenue: Hayday (2006) at First Ave