If everything is automatically in copyright as soon as it is produced, how do you make it public domain?
That's what CC0 does - as copyright owner you say do what you like with this.
I doubt they'll be many 'pirates', there are still plenty of free sources of news.
Some troll's probably filing a load of patents for 2,4,5,6... knowledge bases as we speak.
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