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Offline Sameblood

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Bill S.978
« on: July 06, 2011, 06:49:54 pm »
Here is a quick few words of what it basically will do.

"Makes unauthorized web streaming of copyrighted content a felony with a possible penalty of up to 5 years in prison. Illegal streaming of copyrighted content is defined in the bill as an offense that "consists of 10 or more public performances by electronic means, during any 180-day period, of 1 or more copyrighted works" and has a total economic value, either to the copyright holder or the infringer, of at least $2,500."

So the government will stop us streaming game's and other things of that nature instead of the actual video game company . Most gaming company's allow streaming because its advertisement for free!!! So gaming company's that don't mind there games streamed or posted on youtube or anything will now have no say in the matter if the government decides to fine you because it would be a felony...

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Re: Bill S.978
« Reply #1 on: July 06, 2011, 07:29:33 pm »
Daamn that sucks.