How Thomas Edison Invented Film Piracy - Film School’D

How Thomas Edison Invented Film Piracy - Film School’D

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How Thomas Edison Invented Film Piracy - Film School’D

Believe it or not, film piracy goes way back before BitTorrent and those FBI warnings. Nope, ripping off films is as old as film itself. Piracy not only changed the movies... it BUILT the movies. Get ready to get Film School’D.

Turns out piracy, patent trolls and lawyers have been the same for pretty much ever. We’ll guide you through the convoluted history of Film piracy, from duplicating negatives, to unauthorized adaptations, and some pretty messed-up lawsuits, turns out the laws governing creativity and technology have always been pretty stupid.

What did you think? Did you learn something new? Are you going to switch from downloading Game of Thrones to projecting it onto undeveloped film strips? Who do you think would win in a fight: Thomas Edison or Cecil ...

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