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Post video of friends singing Karaoke? Go to jail. Tell Congress to oppose

Discussion in 'Off Topic Discussion' started by mr. sin, Jul 3, 2011.

  1. mr. sin

    mr. sin Registered User

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    http://act.demandprogress.org/act/ten_strikes/?referring_akid=.207600.vVKFrS&source=typ-tw

    Tell Congress to oppose S. 978, the new "Ten Strikes" bill

    Here they go again: Big business's lobbyists are launching another attack on Internet freedom. Senators are considering a "Ten Strikes" bill to make it a felony to stream copyrighted content -- like music in the background of a Youtube video -- more than ten times.

    As the writers at TechDirt point out, under this bill you could go to jail for posting video of your friends singing karaoke:

    The entertainment industry is freaking out about sites that embed and stream infringing content, and want law enforcement to put people in jail over it, rather than filing civil lawsuits.... We already pointed to one possibility: that people embedding YouTube videos could face five years in jail. Now, others are pointing out that it could also put kids who lip sync to popular songs, and post the resulting videos on YouTube, in jail as well.

    That's right: Ten strikes and you could get jail time. Less than a month ago, the Hollywood industry magazine, Variety, reported, "Industry lobbyists pressed House members on Wednesday to pass legislation that would make illegal streaming of movies, TV shows and other types of content a felony...."

    Only a few weeks later, the MPAA is getting its wish. Will you email your lawmakers and tell them to vote against the Ten Strikes Bill? Just add your info at right to automatically send this note to them, under your name and from your address. (You can edit the letter if you'd like to.)
    Just sign on at right and we'll send an email to your lawmakers.
     
  2. Jef Leppard

    Jef Leppard 4/5 ths

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    as of right now im ok with putting kids in jail for booger eating
     
  3. Mags

    Mags Edgelord
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    Participating in karaoke alone should get you the death penaly.
     
  4. d0uche_n0zzle

    d0uche_n0zzle **Negative_Creep**

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    They should compromise and just **** people to death...
     
  5. The Godfather

    The Godfather Spark it up for The Godfather and say!!!!!

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    Anthony Cumia thinks it's cool....
     
  6. Sunsetspawn

    Sunsetspawn Registered User

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    Where's Chris Strong?
     
  7. Mags

    Mags Edgelord
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    Yes but he can actually sing.

    99.99% of drunken losers who play karaoke can't sing a lick.
     

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