Copyright Robots Turn Against Their Masters

The tv show that you produce and broadcast is up for some awards. Cool! So you provide the awards ceremony with clips from the nominated episodes. A great way to promote your show, right? Until copyright-enforcement programs shut down the presentation in order to, um, protect your copyrights. (CHT Jesse Walker.)

Wait, I think I’ve seen this plot before. And on the very show that was nominated, in fact.

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