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Emilio Estevez Uses Some Public Domain Footage In Film, So Universal Studios Forces Original Public Domain Footage Offline

There was just one problem. It appears that Estevez included a clip of “Your Life Work: The Librarian” within the movie (in which he, himself, plays a librarian). He, of course, is free to do so (thanks to the public domain), and having put that clip into his movie doesn’t magically make that clip covered by copyright. But what the fuck does Universal Pictures care about pesky little things like the public domain and librarians’ YouTube accounts? It’s a big important Hollywood studio, and if it stomps out public domain material and ends up giving strikes to actual librarians, well, it’s all good because it must “stop piracy.” – Mike Masnick, Techdirt » http://bit.ly/2VmiuPW

Stingray inks more than 40 hours of Prime live concerts

Stingray primarily broadcasts music across over 400 uninterrupted channel feeds available worldwide to more than 400 million households every day. The channels offer a range of music shows in all genres and for all audiences from rock videos to jazz shows, classical performances filmed in grand halls and teen pop hit music videos. – Joseph O’Halloran, Rapid TV News » http://bit.ly/2Ss467a

Seattle’s police department has a YouTube channel for its body camera footage

Seattle’s police department recently launched a YouTube channel to store its force’s body camera footage for the public to view. The channel, SPD BodyWornVideo, features very hazy videos shot by on-duty police. Most of the videos look like that moment in movies when someone who’s been knocked out slowly regains consciousness. The blurriness is meant to hide the identities of people caught on tape. – Lizzie Plaugic, The Verge
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So I Searched ‘Short’ On Netflix And The Most Bizarre Thing Happened…

What happened next made me feel like I was in a Lynchian streaming universe. A fade in to a time lapse of the Netflix headquarters, then a soothing shot of a fountain, which we’ll see time and again throughout our journey. Shortly thereafter, an unnamed fellow runs through the headquarters carrying their signature red envelopes… – Decider
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