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  • Mar 27th, 2013 @ 2:34pm

    tomxp411's comments

    Why not visit the ELI site to get a general feel for what goes on there? While the Linda Ellis forums have been taken down you will see that it is a content-rich site on issues of copyright, digital image litigation, trolling, legal strategies that have worked and failed, humor, parody, etc. All that was painted with the same broad brush as a few posts that Ms Ellis and the court interpreted as threatening. The First Amendment and The CDA are certainly worth defending. As for Ms. Ellis, no one ever disputed her right to enforce er copyright in her poem, but her tactics and overbearing demands seem hypocritical to me and many others. They also seem to seek damages to which she knows she is not entitled in an effort to get folks to pay more than the infringement is worth.