Ready to Pay $30,000 for Sharing a Photo Online? The House of Representatives Thinks You Are. | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

Ready to Pay $30,000 for Sharing a Photo Online? The House of Representatives Thinks You Are.

By Ernesto Falcon

Tomorrow the House of Representatives has scheduled to vote on what appears to be an unconstitutional copyright bill that carries with it life altering penalties. The bill would slap $30,000 fines on Internet users who share a copyrighted work they don’t own online.

Supporters of the bill insist there’s no problem, because $30,000 isn’t that much money. They even laughed about it. We know the reality: when nearly half of this country would struggle to afford an emergency $400 expense, the penalties in this bill are deadly serious. What’s worse, they’ll be imposed not by an experienced judge, but instead by a committee of unaccountable bureaucrats...

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