MLB persuaded Twitter to suspend the account of Rob Friedman, which shows brief videos and GIFs of individual pitches from MLB games, but the fair use doctrine may protect Friedman's tweets.
Twitter Dispute Involving MLB Raises Issues of Copyright and Fair Use
Federal Judge in New York Holds Embedded Tweet Violates Copyright of Tweeter
In a somewhat surprising holding, a US district court judge in New York recently held that a news organization's embedding of someone else's tweet with copyrighted material violates the tweeter's right to exclusive display of the tweet.
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