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thegoddamazon: dippity-do-not-touch-me: Okay so SOPA is back, guys. This time it's trying to make streaming copyrighted material a felony....

thegoddamazon:

dippity-do-not-touch-me:

Okay so SOPA is back, guys. This time it’s trying to make streaming copyrighted material a felony. Do you know what that means? It means you can be charged and even do jail time for

  • Making fanart
  • Covering a song
  • If there’s a song on on the background of a video, it still counts
  • Writing fanfiction 

There’s a petition to stop it from happening, and it still needs 82,000 signatures so please sign it here.

WRITING FANFICS ARE YOU FUCKING SERIOUS?

Considering how 90% of modern authors got their start with fanfic…

On Stubenville, the news, and victim blaming

We all know what the news did. What we might have missed is WHY they did it.

Ratings.

Angry people gets more people in. It’s free advertising. They all victim blame because that gets them more viewers to who are watching to see what stupid thing they do next.

Therefore, the only way to make them stop is to drop their ratings.

I propose to you: #NoNewsFriday

Deliberately turn off, or tune in to a better channel [cartoon network, discovery,

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On Wednesday, the US Supreme Court will hear a case that has the potential to give big corporations free rein to write contracts that...

On Wednesday, the US Supreme Court will hear a case that has the potential to give big corporations free rein to write contracts that prevent consumers from ever holding them accountable for fraud, antitrust violations, or any other abuses of consumer and worker protection laws now on the books.

motherjones:

Read up.

Everyone should be up in arms about this.

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hellschwartz: tableflipragequit: mechafaux: humansofnewyork: I am a street photographer in New York City. Several months ago, I was...

hellschwartz:

tableflipragequit:

mechafaux:

humansofnewyork:

I am a street photographer in New York City. Several months ago, I was approached by a representative of DKNY who asked to purchase 300 of my photos to hang in their store windows “around the world.” They offered me $15,000. A friend in the industry told me that $50 per photo was not nearly enough to receive from a company with hundreds of millions of dollars of revenue. So I asked for more money. They

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Dear Moneymakers, (an open letter)

And by this, I mean all corporate “persons”, executives, super-rich and basically, everyone who is making their money by just having money.

You’re doing it wrong.

Current economic theory states that if you give enough money to the already-rich, some of it will inevitably “trickle down” to the lower classes, the world will become everyone’s oyster and we’ll all be knee deep in pearls.

Everyone not amongst the already-rich knows this theory

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