CCIA Starts Online Petition Defending Fair Use

The CCIA, an industry trade group representing the interests of the likes of Google and Microsoft, asked us to let you know they’ve started an online petition at DefendFairUse.org.

The site is fairly entertaining and contains the sentence:

“Try as it might, the NFL does not have complete control over

any pictures, descriptions, or “accounts” of football games. Despite what they tell you, your “account”

of the game over the workplace watercooler is not a felony.”

Deadspin will be so relieved.

The site also contains the full FTC complaint, which we plan on reading later over tea and cookies.
(PDF)

Defend Fair Use
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