The sunlight that reflects upon the letters in the diary will create a copy of the words. That is copyright infrigment. They can argue that copies of the words within the diary are not to be copied to a human eye or brain.
Could a copyright holder pre-1972 have sued AT&T because one of their customers sang "Happy Birthday" to their relatives without permission of the copyright owner? Why not, AT&T is the service provider and thus would have the duty to monitor every phone call to make sure nobody sings "Happy Birthday" without permission. If an infringement occurred, AT&T would be required to disconnect the caller immediately to mitigate the infringement or be held liable.
Yes AT&T would be liable. Youtube would be liable to Viacom, if they have anyone singing Happy Birthday in a video.
I dont agree with " Of course, an even better answer would be to create more services that can accept payment..." that implies to me: So you need 22 accounts so you can transfer money to whom ever you want?
Mastercard and Visa are payment processors. They are required by law to process the payments. Wikileaks is legal in Sweden so they have to process payment regardless of what the united states (or a american company) thinks about them. They will loose their licence to operate as a payment processor if they don't treat organisations equal.
If Visa don't transfer money they have stolen the money.
I'm a C# developer I have I do see a noticable less relevant results for things I want to see. I search for terms like "C# bittorrent" "c# monotorrent" "free .net torrent" "metro books torrents" "dht torrent protocol" "custom torrent client" "bundle torrent"
I live in Sweden and i too have to use proxies/Piratebay to view videos. Lot of videos on YouTube are not licensed outside the USA. It's very common for American companies to block access. I can not use Netflix och Amazon Video without a proxy. I'm getting "Sorry, Netflix is not available in your country... yet".
You may not notice it where you live, but the rest of the world does.