I Have a Dream

One has a moral responsibility to disobey unjust laws. — Martin Luther King

WTF, I Have a Dream is copyrighted!

One of the most famous speeches of the 20th century is copyrighted.

Today we celebrate the first anniversary of the defeat of SOPA. On Monday we celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. We’re asking everyone to engage in a small act of civil disobedience and share this video of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s historic “I Have a Dream” speech.

Dr. King’s call for racial justice is as relevant today as it was in 1963. But the video can’t be watched online by a new generation, because it’s copyrighted until 2038. Had SOPA and PIPA passed last year, you could have gone to jail for sharing this video, and entire websites could have been shut down just for linking to it. This speech is too important to be censored by a broken copyright system.

One of those instrumental in the defeat of Sopa was Aaron Swartz who last week was driven to his death by a vindictive US Department of Justice and public prosecutor.

Cowards at vimeo have taken this video down.

Please share whilst we can this video to highlight we have a broken copyright system.

The irony, the film Lincoln is released and we still have oppression.

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3 Responses to “I Have a Dream”

  1. keithpp Says:

    Aaron Swartz Public Memorial Service at Cooper Union

  2. www.tsjechiewiki.nl Says:

    Good day! I could have sworn I’ve been to this site before but after browsing through some of the post I realized it’s new to me.

    Anyhow, I’m definitely happy I found it and I’ll be book-marking and checking back often!

  3. keithpp Says:

    Pleased you like what you found and thanks for kind comments.

    It is there for sharing, please pass to all your friends.

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