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There’s A New Weapon In The Fight Against Revenge Porn: Copyrighted Breasts

With insufficient legal leverage to fight revenge porn, some victims turn to the Library of Congress for help

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Revenge porn is one of the more insidious realities of our increasingly digitized, ever-interconnected lives. While law enforcement has made an effort to crack down on the worst offenders—kingpins like Is Anyone Up? founder Hunter Moore, and UGotPosted owner Kevin Bollaert—the viral nature of revenge porn ensures that as long as there are people taking what they assume will be private pictures of themselves, other people will attempt to post those images on the internet without permission. But although it may be impossible to ever fully stem the tide of of nonconsensual nudes posted online, that hasn’t stopped some victims of revenge porn from taking creative measures to protect themselves from digital exploitation.

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The Public Domain Project is a Database of Copyright-Free Media

You can access 80,000 different media files to use for free.

Attention media free-loaders: the best thing to happen to you this week is Pod5’s Public Domain Project, a FREE marketplace of 80,000 royalty-FREE, copyright-FREE film clips, audio files and images in the public domain. If you’ve ever trawled old library archives looking for a very specific clip of emigrants arriving on a dock on Ellis Island on April 27th, 1906—and I haven’t, but it seems like grueling work and I don’t have the work ethic or dedication to put in that kind of effort—then you know that even after finding the stuff you need, you’ll still have to figure out the complicated intricacies of copyright law in order to use it.

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YouTube Tries to Teach Kids About Copyright Law

YouTube is trying educate kids about fair use and copyright infringement so they stop uploading all those Taylor Momsen concert clips.

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