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Why the court case EA just lost sets a dangerous precedent for free speech

Why the court case EA just lost sets a dangerous precedent for free speech

We've talked with the Electronic Frontier Foundation in the past about some of the ways in which copyright laws are skewed to favor corporations over artists and consumers, but this is an odd new extension of that.

Now, it seems, personal copyright may just trump freedom of speech and fair use. In this piece, the EFF lays out the argument and shows why this could be a bad result for a number of fields, including documentaries.