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Inglewood sues resident over YouTube videos using council footage to bash mayor

Inglewood sues resident over YouTube videos using council footage to bash mayor

The documentary-style videos that Joseph Teixeira has posted on YouTube under the name "Dehol Truth" are not flattering to Inglewood Mayor James T. Butts Jr. One opens with the mayor boasting at a City Council meeting about Inglewood's efforts to improve traffic flow around the Forum. Pivoting quickly from the meeting, the video hammers away at the mayor's assertions using voice-over, on-screen text and footage of drivers running red lights while pedestrians try to use crosswalks. Other videos also use snippets of council meetings to lambaste Butts. In response, Inglewood has filed a federal lawsuit alleging that the online video posts violate the copyright of...

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