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Destruction of the internet as we know it: New EU copyright law to bane all teh memes?
06-10-2018, 09:37 PM #16
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06-11-2018, 03:24 AM #17
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The person who made this rule was found...


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06-11-2018, 02:22 PM #18
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06-11-2018, 07:40 PM #19
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06-11-2018, 10:06 PM #20
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(2 hours ago)Meh Wrote:  İmage


Just Plain Nuts.
06-11-2018, 10:14 PM #21
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What if the original owner of the video is "Aliens!"

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06-11-2018, 11:19 PM #22
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(3 hours ago)Meh Wrote:  İmage

chuckle.gif I know how that feels.
06-12-2018, 01:40 AM #23
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Don’t waste your time online, invest it with steemit.com
06-12-2018, 10:55 AM #24
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lol.gif Have you ever been to India?

Un Strigoi printre noi
06-12-2018, 12:10 PM #25
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(1 hour ago)Strigoi Wrote:  lol.gif Have you ever been to India?

Not to be snarky or anything but Romanians like to spit!

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06-12-2018, 03:28 PM #26
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This thread makes me wanna post all the memes

06-12-2018, 04:16 PM #27
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(06-08-2018, 09:35 PM)Octo Wrote:  
Quote:Memes 'will be banned' under new EU copyright law, warn campaigners

The EU Copyright Directive intends to protect the intellectual property rights of people who upload their material to the internet.

However, campaigners are warning the law will require "all content uploaded to the internet to be monitored and potentially deleted if a likeness to existing copyright is protected".

The campaign against a particular provision of the directive, Article 13, warns that online platforms would be economically damaged if they were forced to comply with its expensive obligations.

The law would "destroy the internet as we know it" warn the campaigners, who add it would "allow big companies to control what we see and do online".

Essentially, the campaigners are arguing the stringent copyright protections of Article 13 would damage the sharing of parody content and memes which, while themselves being original and creative works, are often developed from other people's original content.



I doubt this will go anywhere, because in the creative and art world it's still okay to take another's creative original art and all you have to do is change is even slightly to make it your own new creative piece, so to speak.



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