Satriani vs Coldplay: YouTube Comments Could Be Used in Court - A Top Story This Week
While the legal debate is somewhat dry, the article in EL&F is interesting stuff. The lawyers at Kilpatrick Stockton LLP says that: "Within days of the suit's initiation, YouTube was inundated with postings in which fans freely offered their opinions concerning the merits of Satriani's claims (or absence there-of). Some of these submissions were supported by surprisingly detailed analyses of the works."
While Satriani vs Coldplay may not go to trial for a variety of reasons, lawyers at Kilpatrick Stockton LLP think that YouTube analysis by fans and music teachers could well be used as evidence by either side in the case. - more on this story
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