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Fan-made Subtitles Are Now Considered a Copyright infringement.

What is wrong with providing subtitles for a movie, you ask?
It seems there is everything wrong with that as a court in Sweden convicted the founder of a fan-made subtitle website Undertexter.se for copyright infringement.

I am sure you are thinking it is fine as far as it is in Sweden, but like TNW pointed out, the ruling has opened a gate that practically makes it possible to legitimately argue that fan-made subtitles can be regarded as copyright-infringing materials in other parts of the world.

In other words, subtitle distributors might soon be considered criminals.
 

But will this stop people making fan-made subtitles?

Over to you, do you agree with the court ruling?
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6 comments on “Fan-made Subtitles Are Now Considered a Copyright infringement.

  1. Viklin says:

    Nah to the Ah to the NO NO NO!

  2. Yudy says:

    It’ll be a fail in Nigeria hehe

  3. Mac Daniel says:

    That’s Weird! The site’s not even coming up

  4. ỌBÁDÁRÀ says:

    … WELL, THE RULING IS VERY RIGHT. ANY SUBTITLE NOT COMING FROM THE OWNERS OF A MOVIE 🎦 IS A FORM IF COPYRIGHT © INFRINGEMENT…

  5. Yoda says:

    Don’t they have like better things to do, than to march down subtitles??? Except for the fans providing low-range and annoying subtitles… Subtitles should still be open-sourced.

  6. Alexys says:

    In Nigeria, Nepa is misbehaving then its thosnone they’ll take into consideration. Lol

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