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+ - SFWA goes Viacom on Scribd. 1

Submitted by LarsG
LarsG (31008) writes "After the 'webscabs' debacle, one would think that Science Writers and Fantasy Writers from America (SFWA) would be a bit more careful in the future. But no such luck. On behalf of their members they've send DMCA takedown notices to Scribd. And as was the case with Viacom/YouTube DMCA dragnet'ing, they managed to send notices take down stuff they shouldn't have. The list was apparently compiled by a simple grep for "Asimov" and "Silverberg". Here's Doctorow's take on the situation"

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