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Twitter Yanks Trump Nickelback Meme Video in Copyright Spat (1)

Oct. 3, 2019, 3:43 PMUpdated: Oct. 3, 2019, 9:56 PM

Twitter Inc. took down content in a tweet by President Donald Trump after Warner Music Group apparently complained that it infringed its copyright by using part of a video by the band Nickelback.

Trump Oct. 2 tweeted a photograph that included Joe Biden and his son, Hunter, saying “LOOK AT THIS PHOTOGRAPH!” along with a short video that included part of Nickelback’s video for the 2005 song “Photograph.” According to Lumen, an online database that tracks takedown requests, the music publisher filed a copyright violation complaint the same day. Twitter has said it shares its takedown notice data with Lumen. ...

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