The manufacturing firm behind an unauthorized Drake documentary appears to have a bone to select with Universal Music Group and now, they’re taking the key file label to court docket for having their doc pulled from streaming providers.
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According to TMZ, Symettrica Entertainment is suing Universal Music Group for allegedly having their documentary on Drake taken down from streaming providers. Symettrica claims UMG despatched out notices to take down the music and video clips within the documentary, Drake: Rewriting The Rules. In paperwork filed in court docket, the manufacturing firm claims UMG’s transfer to drag the documentary, “has nothing to do with purported ‘copyright infringement,’ and the whole lot to do with placating its artist Drake by trying to suppress any commentary or criticism of Drake.”
The unauthorized documentary on Drake dropped on Vevo in November earlier than it made its manner onto Netflix, iTunes, and Amazon on Jan. 16th. The manufacturing firm mentioned they acquired a discover from UMG the subsequent day and two days afterward, the streaming providers eliminated the documentary, saying they’d no different selection.
Symmetrica mentioned using Drake’s clips have been honest use, claiming UMG triggered them to lose a ton of cash. They need the court docket to make it clear that using the Drake clips would not infringe on copyright legal guidelines.
To make it clear, Drake is not concerned on this lawsuit, solely UMG.