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    There's A New Taylor Swift Meme Sweeping Tumblr

    Haters gonna hate.

    Taylor Swift and her legal team have fought many battles to protect her work.

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    This past January the pop star legally trademarked the phrase "this sick beat" and other lyrics from her 1989 album.

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    But let's be real, if you dropped an album as killer as 1989, you'd be protective too.

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    More recently, Taylor Swift's team allegedly issued a cease and desist letter to a podcast that mentioned Swift's "Wildest Dreams" video.

    Yesterday's @CitizenRadio has been deleted. Hey @taylorswift13 are you aware your people are harassing podcasts?

    We're still waiting to hear back but think it may be because @jamiekilstein recited some @taylorswift13 lyrics? #CitizenRadio

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    In response, Tumblr users have taken Taylor's copyright requests further than probably any lawyer intended.

    From relatable text posts... dating memes.

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    Even One Direction fans are paying proper citation.

    Some are criticizing the meme for being in poor taste, as it coincides with a lawsuit from a radio DJ, but others feel it's unrelated.

    Of course it's all in good fun.

    And Taylor is still queen.


    So hopefully there's no bad blood (Taylor Swift™ No copyright infringement intended. Property of TAS LLC Management 2014©) here.


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