Klaus Zimmermann's Corner

Status on 2020/12/22, 02:16

The Copyright Police has just been given superpowers: meet the COVID-19 bill.

Now with two big surprises for unsuspecting netizens: illegal streaming becomes a felony, and you can issue DMCA takedowns way more easily - as long as you have the right money backing you up.

Only in crazy times like this would watching a movie illegally (how do you define this anyway???) be equal to committing a murder or assaulting someone in terms of punishment.

Privacy is becoming more and more a requirement for self-defense rather than an afterthought.