It's that time again
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|Clock||Posted: Aug 25, 2013 - 08:50|
Well everybody, Sopa has officially returned to screw us over once again. Here is the link that proves this return. Now what can you do to stop it?
SIGN VARIOUS PETITIONS!!!!!!!!!
But seriously guys and gals, sign this petition.
I know you have to login, and you will not probably feel like doing so because you're very lazy, but come on, even Alex Jones is signing this petition.
So yeah... do it, pretty please?!
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|emcada||Posted: Aug 26, 2013 - 13:19|
I'm sorry I don't see what they're getting worked up about. Usually live streams are handled by people who are apart of the group putting on the live show (ie they have access too), unless there's something I'm missing here.
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|Clock||Posted: Aug 26, 2013 - 20:00|
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|Clock||Posted: Aug 26, 2013 - 20:40|
Dammit. I support a deal I hate.
Users uploading illegal content
So if I get this straight, only torrenting websites would suffer from this bill? The documentation is confusing.
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|anticultist||Posted: Aug 27, 2013 - 04:24|
Brainwashing you for money
No the bill is aimed at any sites that host copyrighted material, sites that are specifically designed without any intention to vet and remove commercially available material from their websites.
In other words places with names like watchtvfreeonline watchmoviesfreeonline, or downloadmovies4free etc... Since youtube have a policy of removal of copyrighted material in place.
It puts responsibility onto the site owners, managers, and hosts as well as search engines, and isp's to either remove the infringing content if they want the page to operate without it on there, or to remove the entire site. Also the removal of search hits that link to the sites in all worldwide territories preventing any new traffic to it.
It's pretty much just a way to electronically delete copyrighted material, and place responsibility onto people who ignore the law in order to solicit online business.
Attacking freedom of speech and censorship of it are not the intentions of this bill, and all wording of it is either twisted or invented by pirates in order to defend their moral view that people who work in the arts and media industry should work for free, and that the industry is out to manipulate public opinion of free speech advocates. blah blah, same fucking trope every time when people have to pay for shit they like stealing.
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|The Burger King||Posted: Aug 27, 2013 - 11:57|
I can't stop posting pictures of poop, what the fuck is wrong with me?
I WANT FREE STUFF!
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|CyborgJesus||Posted: Aug 27, 2013 - 22:59|
Sopa 2 is exploitable nonsense, but it's just a green paper, marginally above "toilet paper".
It's probably smart not to let it gain momentum, but this is still miles away from legislation.
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