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vote for. The traditional media is part of the dissemination of that information. Blogs and other social media are also growing in popularity for the same reason. I am going to throw a wrench into the gears of Democracy – into the economic incentives that facilitate creating news reports and stories. Basically, I am going to take Anderson Cooper’s paycheck and shred it! The wrench is copyright infringement. News reporters like Anderson Cooper sometimes risk their lives to bring us news from foreign lands – they report on wars, human rights atrocities and good things too. This reporting can be used to help stop crime, catch criminals and even shape social justice. News reporters don’t work for free. Of P a g e | 25

TSOP: Chapter 2: What is Copyright Infringement?  

Timothy B. McCormack, attorney at law, and McCormack Intellectual Property, P.S. offer the “The Trade Secrets of Intellectual Property Serie...

TSOP: Chapter 2: What is Copyright Infringement?  

Timothy B. McCormack, attorney at law, and McCormack Intellectual Property, P.S. offer the “The Trade Secrets of Intellectual Property Serie...

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