Wendy Seltzer, “Sacked by Copyright”

April 19th, 2007

When Berkman Fellow and Chilling Effects founder Wendy Seltzer posted a Super Bowl clip to YouTube, she thought she’d get to teach a bit about copyright — the clip was the NFL’s warning that “Any other use of this telecast or of any pictures, descriptions, or accounts of the game without the NFL’s consent, is prohibited.” In series of DMCA notices, copyright takedowns, counter-notifications, and put-backs, Seltzer has found the process more convoluted than even she anticipated. Join the discussion at the Berkman Center about the free expression stakes in Viacom v. YouTube: copyright, safe-harbors, and Chilling Effects.

Download the audio podcast (time: 1:10:31).

Brooklyn Law School, where she teaches Internet Law and Privacy. She was previously a staff attorney with Electronic Frontier Foundation, focused on intellectual property and free speech issues. She is a 1999 graduate of Harvard Law School and a 1996 graduate of Harvard College.

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  • 1. netzpolitik.org: » &hellip  |  April 20th, 2007 at 10:25 am

    […] Bei MediaBerkman gibt es wieder einen interessanten Podcast für die Weiterbildungsprogramm: Wendy Seltzer,

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