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The main reason why America's copyright system sucks. The DMCA is also why YouTube doesn't have any type of fair use.
Guy1: My YouTube video got a DMCA takedown.
Guy2: We need to get rid of these DMCA copyright laws.
Rich Corporate Dick: I like the DMCA because it falls in favor of my corporation.
by MrDylanyay June 19, 2016
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Briefly, "the realization that each random passerby is living a life as vivid and complex as your own." Originally from the Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows, which has a lot more beautiful neologism definitions like this you might enjoy.
I felt deep sonder thinking about the all the people who looked up this word along with me.
by rednos January 10, 2013
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Decadent Monopolies Criminal Amendment (noun) \ˈdē,ˈem,ˈsē,ˈā\: A contract signed between a powerful elite of racketeers and the government, with funds transferred between the two parties in a legalised bribery practice known as known as lobbying. Has managed to corrupt the law so thoroughly that often the money the court extorts from a person for sharing a single song on the internet is often far greater than the amount extorted from rapist, child molesters and perpetrators of violent assaults.
I used to respect the government, then they created the DMCA.
by The Last Raj of India January 17, 2011
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The Digital Millennium Copyright Act; The law that Corporate America uses to stifle innovation and competition; the result of the RIAA's and MPAA's lobbying powers; the end of Fair Use laws.

Way to go, Clinton. Please to be dying kthnx.
by Ninja Disaster July 04, 2003
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v., To have intellectual property removed due to a copyright claim under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. Often cited on Youtube.
With someone elses material on your video, they can DMCA you.
by Hadafakaya June 14, 2010
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Piece of toilet paper excuse for a law that makes it illegal to tamper with your own goods. Also provisions for internet censorship.

Pure evil
Hey I just made my DVD player region free.. I know its illegal under the DMCA but who cares, I dont live in a country where they make such stupid laws

Hey I dont like what it says on this website, Ill claim the stuff on it is my intellectual property and have the site shut down
by towel401 September 14, 2004
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The most retarded law in the past 50 years
Oh you agree with the dmca? No wonder everybody thinks your so fucking dumb
by Chemochamp December 23, 2020
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