NASCAR blocks eyewitness video of Daytona crash due to 'copyright' concerns http://t.co/ZAqTrYIG8P more like for 'lawsuit' concerns
You can't (c) news facts. Video by fan = fact. RT @AntDeRosa: NASCAR reason makes no sense, since they're airing other video of injured fans
NASCAR draws ire for trying to block fan footage of horrific crash2/24/2013
Not long after the jaw-dropping, multi-car crash at the Nationwide Series race unfolded before onlookers, a debate exploded online over attempts by NASCAR to block fan footage of the accident from YouTube. At least 33 people were injured in the accident — two critically — when debris flew into the stands. NASCAR, which claims all rights to film and broadcast anything that goes down at its races, said the decision was made "out of respect for those injured." However, some argued the move to block footage taken by fans themselves was abuse of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, typically used for combatting piracy, because NASCAR has no claim on the videos shot by fans. [Source]
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Should the footage be blocked, or should NASCAR have let it stand?