Fearmongering 101: An Examination of Fight for the Future’s Hackneyed and Dishonest Opposition to the CASE Act

by | Jul 29, 2019 | Advocacy, Copyright Alliance, Copyright Reform, Small Claims Report


Cross-posted from copyrightalliance.org

[by Keith Kupferschmid]

Back in 2015, the Illusions of More blog famously summarized the playbook for those opposing copyright in a blog titled A Guide to Critiquing Copyright in the Digital Age. Over the years, copyright opponents have continued to stick to the playbook, and as we entered the age where fake news is the new normal, they have begun to up the ante with even more preposterous headlines and fraudulent assertions.

So a big congratulations goes out to our friends at Fight for the Future (FFTF) for continuing the long tradition of misinformation and fearmongering in its recent campaign against the CASE Act.

Let’s walk through the playbook’s five points to see how FFTF did.

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