Netflix Again Accused Of Stealing Footage Of Fyre Festival

Law360 (September 4, 2019, 2:13 PM EDT) -- Netflix and Jerry Media are facing another copyright lawsuit over footage used in a documentary about the failed Fyre Festival, this time from a former college basketball player who says he was "scammed" by the film's producers.

In a lawsuit filed Tuesday, Austin Mills claimed that after he refused to allow the producers to use his video of his experience at the disastrous 2017 event, they simply pulled it from YouTube and featured it in "FYRE: The Greatest Party That Never Happened."

The filmmakers "knew they needed to obtain plaintiff's permission to use his footage, going so far as to ask...

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