It seems like not a week goes by without another online video copyright controversy. Just think of the Web 2.0 parody Here Comes Another Bubble. Or the little kid dancing to Letís Go Crazy. Or the whole Electric Slide controversy. Heck, you canít look at anything on YouTube these days without wondering how long itíll be before some lawyer sends over a takedown notice.

But in fact, many of these online videos are eligible for fair use protection, according to a new study from the Center for Social Media of the American University that will be presented at CES next week. Continue reading at

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