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Fix The DMCA

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act is broken, is stifling innovation, and is giving entrenched businesses an unfair advantage over new ones. Let’s fix it.

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Jay Leno uses indie YouTube video; NBC gets it taken down

Obviously The System Works:

NBC/Universal used a YouTube video by an indie comedy duo (without permission) on The Jay Leno Show Рthen had the video taken down with a copyright claim.

NBC’s position seems to be that they own any content played on any of their programs? I guess it’s nice to see their position put so bluntly.

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The Case Against COICA

The Combatting Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act (COICA) is bad mojo that will not only limit creativity but stifle business. It will unconstitutionally restrict freedom of speech, raise the cost of doing business on the internet in a time when the economy is already in the toilet, and create an internet blacklist in America.

The EFF has a larger look at the bill, and none of it is good.

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How To Challenge a Wrongful YouTube Takedown

A helpful video by Know Your Meme. Feel like I’m just reblogging Waxy today.