Friday, December 23, 2011
Fair Use Fridays: Hitler Reacts to Stop Online Piracy Act #sopa
Genius take on the dangerous and radical Stop Online Piracy Act that is now being rammed through Congress by conglomerates using fabricated numbers to grab control over the internet.
The mashup you see above is an example of "fair use" defined in 17 U.S.C. 107 - it is an exception to copyright infringement under the Copyright Act.
More on the fair use doctrine here.
For more on the history of Hitler/Downfall videos, check out Know Your Meme here.
Purchase Copyright Litigation Handbook 2011 by Raymond J. Dowd from West here