Fair Use FAQ

Band-One Direction

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Fair Use allows people other than the copyright owner to copy part or, in some circumstances, all of a copyrighted work, even where the copyright holder has not given permission or objects.

Copyright One Direction


One Direction is facing accusations of copyright infringement after classic rock fans noticed a striking similarity between the boy band's newest somg , "Midnight Memories," and Def Leopard's 1987 party anthem, " Pour Some Sugar on Me."

"Music lawyers will routinely scour hits like this one to see if there is any evidence that a band has either copied or cleverly mimicked". The Midnight Memories of One Direction copyright are selling, millions of discs so they,are currently making a lot of money.