Know Your Meme has put together an incredibly helpful PSA explaining Fair Use and what to do if your video has been taken off YouTube. Don’t let this precious and beloved meme fade from the internet! With some savvy know-how, you can make sure your Hitler/Justin Bieber mash-up video remains online for all to see and LOL at. Watch Video ›
Know Your Meme provides a step-by-step on keeping the meme alive for Downfall parodists in the wake of the mass takedowns earlier this month. Yay, fair use! Now, somebody translate this into German for the benefit of the nasty Constantin Films legal hit squad. (Context.) Watch Video ›
Inevitably, Hitler weighs in on Constantin studios’ removal of all of the wonderful Downfall parodies from YouTube. To carry this metaphor a bit further, it shouldn’t be too long before lawyers for the entertainment industry find themselves holed up in a bunker with nothing but a revolver and their shattered dreams for company. (Fingers crossed.) Via @rcbth. Watch Video ›
Who is the bigger intellectual property asshole? Evan Roth created hand painted canvases of Shepard Fairy’s Obama Hope poster, and Mannie Garcia’s Associated Press photograph and put them for sale on his website. Whoever sends a cease and desist first wins!