Latest Fair Use Project Stories

2008-10-10 18:00:22

The Fair Use Project at Stanford Law School's Center for Internet and Society and Bingham McCutchen LLP filed a lawsuit today against talk radio host Michael Savage and Original Talk Radio Network, Inc. (OTRN) on behalf of Brave New Films. The lawsuit, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, seeks declaratory relief and damages following improper efforts to silence Brave New Films' criticism of Savage over anti-Muslim remarks he made on his nationally...

2008-10-07 09:00:33

The Fair Use Project of Stanford Law School's Center for Internet and Society today announced that Yoko Ono and EMI Records have withdrawn all claims filed against Premise Media. The dismissal follows failed attempts by Yoko Ono in federal court and EMI Records in state court to enjoin Premise Media's documentary, "Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed," because it uses a 15-second clip of a John Lennon song. "We're very pleased that all plaintiffs withdrew their claims," said Anthony Falzone,...

Word of the Day
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.