I have (in the past) volunteered as a "moderator" on a small Xen-Foro forum and one of the most time consuming tasks involved preventing copyright violations from being posted. It can be a real hassle especially when all a member has to do is open another window in their browser /// [CTRL-C]...
This proposal, if enacted, would make running many kinds of forums (and other Web sites) too much of a hassle and more of a potential legal liability than they already are:
“Today’s proposal suggests that works including text, video, images and more must be filtered by online services. This...
Do you guys follow and enforce US copyright laws on your forums? For example do you allow users to copy paste whole articles onto your forum? Are we allowed to do this or is it out of the scope of fair use? Are forum owners or users responsible for copyright infringement?
Is it possible:
when users attach files (to be downloaded. non-image files), the system automatically add some files that we want and then zip them?
or, just make the attachment zip with some comments on zip file?
Is this possible? Is there any ad-on for this?
I noticed that image attachments have all metadata stripped, including copyright. It's important to my members that their copyright info is retained.
Would ideally like to have the option of retaining all image metadata for attachments (eg, EXIF) but especially copyright.
EDIT - Do I have...