Tuesday, October 5, 2010

NFL demands Feingold campaign remove clips from ad; Senator quickly complies

The National Football league today demanded that the campaign of Sen. Russ Feingold (D-WI) remove clips of actual NFL footage from a campaign ad. The Feingold campaign quickly complied.

Here's the original ad:

And the edited version:

1 comment:

  1. What is it with politicians and copyright? I don't understand why they think that they have a right to use third party material without clearing it. Is it that they think that they have a fair use to it? It's an epidemic.


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