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Fair use Ė what do those two words mean to you? If youíve been following copyright law at all lately, you probably have heard the term thrown around a few times. Itís considered by many to be the most important feature in copyright law, so why is it always under attack?
It would be unfair to say that fair use is directly under attack. Even the worst Hollywood executives understand fair use and do nothing to directly impede it. What bills and treaties like SOPA, PIPA and ACTA did was weaken fair use to a point where it didnít matter anymore. Thankfully, those three laws were killed before they could change everything for the worst. Unfortunately, the most secretive treaty of all Ė TPP Ė just revealed its intentions for fair use, and itís not good.
Before we get into that though, itís important to....
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