Friday, January 29, 2021

"Ready Player Two": quoting it to criticize it leads to DMCA copyright takedowns

Reno, 2018

Apparently an author, Ernest Cline, is using the DMCA takedown to stop criticism of his book “Ready Player Two” (Ballantine, 2020) by making lengthy quotes in social media (especially Twitter).

Katie Smith explains for the Boston Globe, with some of the amputated tweets, here.

Electronic Frontier Foundation also weighs in with this op-ed.

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