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21 Temp. Envtl. L. & Tech. J. 131 (2002-2003)
Like Holding a Bird: What the Prevalence of Fansubbing can Teach Us about the Use of Strategic Selective Copyright Enforcement

handle is hein.journals/tempnlt21 and id is 137 raw text is: LIKE HOLDING A BIRD:
WHAT THE PREVALENCE
OF FANSUBBING CAN
TEACH Us ABOUT THE
USE OF STRATEGIC
SELECTIVE COPYRIGHT
ENFORCEMENT
Sean Kirkpatrick
I. INTRODUCTION
Suppose that you are the owner and producer of a new television program.
If asked to choose whether you wished for your program to be exceedingly
popular among viewers or exceedingly unpopular, you would naturally choose
the former. A large percentage of viewers means higher revenues from
sponsors and higher sales from show related merchandise. But with the
success comes a corresponding level of fandom' activities. You notice that
individuals begin creating websites dedicated to your program, using
Fans, collectively, as of a sport or entertainer. WEBSTER'S NEW WORLD DICTIONARY, 490
(3d College ed. 1994).

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