This Makes Me Sad

It appears (at least in this debate) that some Christians — and their lawyers — are on the side of “information lockdown” and the current draconian copyright regime, while some Atheists are on the side of freedom and sharing of information:

Creationist vs. Atheist YouTube War Marks New Breed of Copyright Claim

Anybody seen the YouTube videos in question?

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1 Response to This Makes Me Sad

  1. Dante says:

    Then again, good ole Kent Hovind is in jail for tax evasion and his son is taking the charge. Though I would be careful to label creationists and atheist as pro-copyright/anti-copyright. Youtube does have a rather draconian copyright policy, but this conflict in question is not much about copyright but a part of the creationist v. evolutionalist conflict. The flagging of the videos were used as a rather dirty tactic to prevent the spread of information.

    No matter how you look at it, it does bring some interesting questions for the courts to consider should a lawsuit come out of this spat.

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