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part of a small rebellion | by maryann johanson

curated: Canal+ in France stops paying what it owes to artists and creators

Is this a first shot in an escalation of the copyright wars?

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  • Bluejay

    What could they possibly be thinking? They’ll just get buried under lawsuits, and they can’t possibly win them. (Can they?)

  • RogerBW

    One of the rare occasions when the rights-enforcement groups actually manage to look good. (But I’m not paranoid enough to think it’s deliberate.)

  • I’m sure they’re imagining that the artists and creators will settle rather than go through an expensive lawsuit. I have no doubt that Canal+ has far deeper pockets, and these things are often a matter of who can afford litigation longer.

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