Is YouTube's copyright system fine, while the world's is...broken? That's what famous YouTuber Tom Scott has asserted in his latest, aptly titled: "YouTube's Copyright System Isn't Broken. The World's Is."
In our first response video in some time, we dive into Mr. Scott's claims on both legal and rhetorical levels:
What is the current state of intellectual property enforcement?
How does YouTube deal with the "muddy middle" of fair use and infringement?
What does Mr. Scott suggest needs to change?
And what do we have to say about all of that?
Because we (apparently) only respond to Scotts...in Virtual Legality.
#Copyright #DMCA #YouTube
Discussed in this episode:
"YouTube's Copyright System Isn't Broken. The World's Is."
YouTube Video - March 23, 2020 - Tom Scott
"Hey [Hoeg], the excellent [Tom Scott] did a lengthy video essay on copyright law."
Tweet - March 23, 2020 - Parallax Abstraction (@PXAbstraction)
"A Nintendo Nightmare: Copyright and "Dreams" (Virtual Legality #194)"
YouTube Video - March 21, 2020 - Hoeg Law
"Sony Reportedly Pulls Mario Creation From Dreams After Nintendo Complaint"
IGN - March 21, 2020 - Joseph Knoop
"Virtual Legality #53 - No, "Games as a Service" Isn't Fraud: A Response to Accursed Farms (Hoeg Law)"
YouTube Video - May 1, 2019 - Hoeg Law
"Virtual Legality - "Games as a Service" and Fraud: A Conversation with Ross Scott (Accursed Farms)"
YouTube Video - May 3, 2019 - Hoeg Law
"Copyright Act of 1790"
"History of copyright law of the United States"
Wikipedia Entry - "Major Amendments to Federal Copyright Law"
"What is the history of corporations in America?"
Investopedia - Updated August 3, 2019
"Exclusive rights in copyrighted works"
17 USC 106
"Limitations on exclusive rights: Fair use"
17 USC 107
"Authors, Attribution, and Integrity: Examining Moral Rights in the United States"
US Copyright Office Website
"Streaming, Copyright Infringement, and Fair Use (Virtual Legality #177)"
YouTube Video - February 19, 2020 - Hoeg Law
"YouTube’s “MxR Plays”: Fair Use, Extortion, and the Muddy Middle of Copyright (VL155)"
YouTube Video - January 10, 2020 - Hoeg Law
"Copyright Strikes for Explaining Copyright Law? (Virtual Legality #186)"
YouTube Video - March 5, 2020 - Hoeg Law
"Copyright Reform and the DMCA: A CASE Study (VL121)"
YouTube Video - October 23, 2019 - Hoeg Law
"Virtual Legality" is a continuing series discussing the law, video games, software, and everything digital, hosted by Richard Hoeg, of the Hoeg Law Business Law Firm (Hoeg Law).
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