👎 Embedding a Tweet Can Be Copyright Infringement

Liked Federal Judge Says Embedding a Tweet Can Be Copyright Infringement (Electronic Frontier Foundation)
Rejecting years of settled precedent, a federal court in New York has ruled [PDF] that you could infringe copyright simply by embedding a tweet in a web page. Even worse, the logic of the ruling applies to all in-line linking, not just embedding tweets. If adopted by other courts, this legally and technically misguided decision would threaten millions of ordinary Internet users with infringement liability.

4 responses on “👎 Embedding a Tweet Can Be Copyright Infringement”

  1. The, as always, there’s the issue of what the implications are for the rest of the world, from the ruling of one US federal court judge? What is her jurisdiction as far as an international platform is concerned?

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