Could The GR Lipdub Video Be Illegal? [VIDEO]
But now, could Rob Bliss, GVSU students, or anyone else who lipsyncs to a copyrighted song on You Tube be breaking federal law?
Fox News reports that a group of bipartisan senators are pushing a an amendment to federal copyright laws that would allow rights holders to go after those who use their material with stiff penalties, including up to five years in prison.
Although supporters say it would allow record labels to go after people profiting from their artists illegally, it also doesn’t take into account casual users uploading anything with licensed music from a daughter’s dance recital, high school class song singer, or even the world famous GR Lipdub.
Learn more about Senate Bill 978 here.
And watch these potential “criminals” here…
Or THESE college pirates…