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Science Fiction Writers of America abuses the DMCA
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Author:  gnolam [ Fri Aug 31, 2007 3:09 pm ]
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Quoth the article:
Cory Doctorow wrote:
The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America has used the Digital Millennium Copyright Act to fraudulently remove numerous non-infringing works from Scribd, a site that allows the general public to share text files with one another in much the same way that Flickr allows its users to share pictures.

Included in the takedown were: a junior high teacher's bibliography of works that will excite children about reading sf, the back-catalog of a magazine called Ray Gun Revival, books by other authors who have never authorized SFWA to act on their behalf, such as Bruce Sterling, and my own Creative Commons-licensed novel, "Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom."

Author:  gnolam [ Sun Dec 02, 2007 5:49 pm ]
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Update on the issue: "SFWA attempts to commit public suicide"

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