SOPA returns

Welcome to the General Discussion area where just about anything goes! This area is designed to discuss all matters and does not necessarily have to be Transformers related. Please keep topics relevant.

SOPA returns

Postby bluecatcinema » Sun Mar 16, 2014 1:41 pm

SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Acts) is back again. If it passes, all fanart, fanfiction and fan-made videos could be considered "piracy" and removed.

Click here to sign the petition against it: https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petiti ... 4/q0Vkk0Zr
bluecatcinema
Vehicon
Posts: 392
Joined: Sat Aug 06, 2005 6:06 am

Re: SOPA returns

Postby JelZe GoldRabbit » Sun Mar 16, 2014 1:52 pm

Motto: "The only good is knowledge, and the only evil is ignorance."
Weapon: Dual Bladed Sword
False alarm. I looked into it a little (which you all should), and while the actual bill is not returning, parts of it do show up in the Notice and Staydown bill.

Here's some reading material I dug up:

Forget the copyright monopoly on Wired

Put short, all fan-created works are safe as they legally fall under fair use (just don't make money off of them, ok?). But when someone issues a claim, the hosting site is required to take down the item in question and banning it. Unless it's altered to an acceptable degree, it can't be re-uploaded.

So yeah, I say some people are too easily scared...
"I have Autism and I'm proud of it!" - Myself

Top 5 Priorities:

1) BW Neo X-7 Elphaorpha
2) RiD 2001 Dreadwind & Smokejumper
3) RiD 2001 Destructicons Bludgeon & Scourge
4) Universe 2003 Night Slash Cheetor
5) BW Convobat (red) & Megalligator (purple)

If anyone has spare RiD Mini-Con armor pieces for Glacius and Beastbox, hit me up!

The resident Rewind... well, half of one :lol:

- Jelze Bunnycat =:3
User avatar
JelZe GoldRabbit
God Of Transformers
Posts: 19251
News Credits: 23
Joined: Thu Feb 17, 2005 5:45 am
Location: McKinney, Texas, USA; Delft, the Netherlands
Strength: 5
Intelligence: 9
Speed: 8
Endurance: 7
Rank: 1
Courage: 6
Skill: 5


Return to General Discussion

Ending Soon On eBay

6 Modes Robot Toy New Transformers Titans Return Decepticon Revolver & Six Shot - Time Remaining: 3 days 9 hours 34 minutes 12 seconds
Transformers G1 KABAYA DAI ATLAS sonic bomber set mini figure complete SET - Time Remaining: 3 days 1 hour 41 minutes 30 seconds
Transformers Movie Advanced Series AD26 lockdown Free Shipping - Time Remaining: 1 day 18 hours 44 minutes 55 seconds
Transformers Age of Extinction Dinonot Slug - Time Remaining: 1 day 14 hours 58 minutes 12 seconds
Transformers Generations Deluxe Class Age of Extinction Scorn NRFP - Time Remaining: 1 day 17 hours 1 minute 1 second
Transformers Prime Robots in Disguise Vehicon Decepticon DVD Included SEE NOTES - Time Remaining: 6 days 18 hours 1 minute 1 second
Transformers 3 Dark Of The Moon Voyager 6" Megatron Action Figure Toy Doll - Time Remaining: 6 days 9 hours 6 minutes 6 seconds
Takara Tomy Transformers Legends LG23 Galvatron Action Figure Toy from Japan - Time Remaining: 2 days 19 hours 28 minutes 27 seconds
Transformers Podcast: Twincast / Podcast #184 - The Search For Alpha Trion
Twincast / Podcast #184:
"The Search For Alpha Trion"
MP3 · iTunes · RSS · View · Discuss · Ask
Posted: Sunday, September 17th, 2017
Website Security Test