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Rebecca Tushnet, Scary Monsters: Hybrids, Mashups, and Other Illegitimate Children, 85 Notre Dame L. Rev. 2133 (2011).

Abstract: The article discusses a proposed exemption to the U.S. Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) in 2010 for the creation of mashup or remix videos comprised of previously released materials and music. The author examines the work of several artists, including Michael Newman, Luminosity, and Gianduja Kiss. In the author's opinion, the laws need to adapt to the changing cultures which embody transformative creations such as remix videos and songs.