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Re: <nettime> geography of copyright
Radi Pira on Sat, 18 Jun 2016 13:19:02 +0200 (CEST)


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Re: <nettime> geography of copyright


On Fri, June 17, 2016 11:25 am, Felix Stalder wrote:

> I wanted to watch "Shane Smith's Debrief on Edward Snowden and the State
> of Surveillance" from Vice Magazin on Youtube. But it's blocked,
> everywhere except in these countries. I'm still thinking of the category
> that would encompass all of them: "American Empire"?
>
> Felix
>
> ERROR: YouTube said: This video is available [...] Armenia

Armenia is one of the few remaining countries in the entire world that not
only doesn't have a US extradition treaty, but is actively hostile to the
development of one. Coupling it under some facetious "American Empire"
label because you are either unwilling or incapable of cross-referencing
which particular international countries Vice Media has regional licensing
deals in is facetious to the point of extreme offense.

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