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Polygon Quotes Brad Newburg on Copyright Infringement vs. Parody

March 5, 2015

Brad Newburg is quoted extensively throughout a Feb. 25 article discussing the video of an alternate story featuring well-known, copyrightable characters. In the article, titled “Is the sexed-up Power Rangers short making a statement? Why the answer is important,” Brad notes various factors that come into play in such cases. These include whether any profits were made on the video, whether takedown notice requirements under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) were followed correctly, and whether the new material was intended to duplicate or provide original comment on the copyrighted material.