Subtitle lovers, beware: a court just ruled that making fan subtitles or translations is not protected by the law. A Dutch group called (translated) the Free Subtitles Foundation took anti-piracy group BREIN to court over “fansubbing.” BREIN has previously been active in taking fan subtitles and translations offline, and the Foundation was hoping a Dutch court would come down on the side of fair use. The court didn’t quite see it that way. It ruled that making subtitles without permission from...Read it at The Next Web
Ars Technica reports:
Fansubs for TV shows and movies are illegal, court rules
Anti-piracy group tells Dutch court they damage the industry.
ABC News reports:
Movie and TV writers authorize strike: How TV shows could be affected
Better load up on shows on your DVR because movie and TV writers could go on strike next week.
Members of the Writers Guild of America voted overwhelmingly on Monday to authorize a strike in the event that current contract talks fail with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers,...
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