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Copying jokes on Twitter: a serious business

Author: Gonzalo Santos In order to comply with the American Digital Millenium Copyright Act, Twitter has recently deleted tweets plagiarizing a joke made by an American journalist. Although the impact of copying a tweet without acknowledging who the original author is might seem small, it can have a significant effect. Many accounts in Twitter generate …

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