Judge Rules Nashville Manifesto Won’t Be Released: Abuse of Copyright? | Matt Christiansen

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A judge has ruled the Nashville transgender school shooter's manifesto will not be released, because it is copyrighted material. Matt Christiansen breaks down a strange decision with big implications for public disclosure.

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Items referenced:
Copyright Versus the Right to Copy: The Civic Danger of Allowing
Intellectual Property Law to Override State Freedom of Information Law: https://tinyurl.com/23mfu3j8
'Public will be in the dark' Advocate warns about the implications of the Covenant document ruling: https://tinyurl.com/22zxp6zv
Tennessee Judge Rules Not One Page of Covenant Killer Writings Shall be Released, Cites Dubious Copyright Claims of Intervenors: https://tinyurl.com/2yleka8e
The full court decision: https://tinyurl.com/28ncefk8
The Tennessee Star Appeals Judge’s Decision Allowing School and Parents to Intervene in Covenant Killer Manifesto Lawsuit: https://tinyurl.com/23hyoq8l
Seaton v. Johnson: https://tinyurl.com/22svxs38
FOIA Update: OIP Guidance: Copyrighted Materials and the FOIA: https://tinyurl.com/2daaolly
Copyright law does not prohibit copying of public records: https://tinyurl.com/2944yquq
Advocate warns about the implications of the Covenant document ruling: https://youtu.be/d-Ao-1KxT0s

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