Remixes legal in the USA

Possibly spurred by Reallusion’s new dance video competition (maybe…), the U.S. Copyright Office has this week announced some new exceptions to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act…

“the [U.S.] Copyright Office ruled that it is legal to use music or clips from copyright media for personal or educational use.”

Your groovy remixes are apparently now safe until 2015. Let’s hope that someone tells that to the YouTube music-wiping auto-bot…