"Repression works only to strengthen and knit the repressed." -- J. Steinbeck
Retrieved by Pat Darnell | Oct 30, 2011 | Bryan TX
No matter how hard one works at citing sources and giving credit where credit is due, 68% of MooPig Enterprise Online can be deemed pirated materials. Well, it has been nice knowing you all here in La La Land.
To promote prosperity, creativity, entrepreneurship, and innovation by combating the theft of U.S. property, and
for other purposes.
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" ... Today everyone is paying close attention to the attempts to have videos documenting police brutality removed from You-Tube. There is a much greater threat looming. HR3261 Allows the U.S. Government to serve any internet provider with a court order to remove what they deem is copyrighted material or be shut down within five days. Under the guise of stopping piracy, any site can be shut down indefinitely. It is important to respect the rights of artists and make sure they are compensated for their creative endeavors. That said, shutting down a site with millions of pieces of content based upon on person choosing to violate copyright laws is more than heavy handed.
When any person, even law enforcement can upload any content to a site it is inevitable that the potential for abuse guarantees abuse. (credstone. THU OCT 27, 2011)... "
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" ... This bill is bullshit from jump. (80+ / 0-)
Throughout our history, the government has given creators systems (Copyright Office, PTO) to register their claims to intellectual property. It is the responsibility of the creator to decide how to deal with people who abridge his or her claim. This is always done through the civil courts, almost always at the state level, with federal backup if needed.
Never has the federal government attempted direct, extra-legal enforcement of intellectual property claims, and for good reason: that's not its job.
I'm far from being a Tenther, but challenge to this bill, if enacted, falls squarely and sweetly under the Tenth Amendment, even more than the First.
This bill is pure crap, and I'll be the people introducing it know it, too.
Corporations are people, my friend Yeah, well, so's Soylent Green, so I don't find that very comforting... (by Crashing Vor on Thu Oct 27, 2011 at 09:40:55 AM PDT) ..."