Netflix Hit With Copyright Suit Over 'Fyre' Documentary

By Bill Donahue (March 1, 2019, 1:27 PM EST) -- An attorney who has been called a "copyright troll" by a federal judge filed an infringement lawsuit Thursday against Netflix over footage used in the streaming giant's Fyre Festival documentary.

Represented by Richard Liebowitz, a New York lawyer who has filed hundreds of copyright cases in recent years, Clarissa Cardenas says Netflix's film about the failed music festival used her footage without permission.

The complaint filed Thursday included little detail, saying only that "Cardenas took video of the Fyre Festival" and that the "defendants ran the video in the film." The filing included a blurry still of the video at issue...

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