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The term "memepriv",
pronounced 'meempriv', is a designation that is used to
invoke a copyright based on many other copyrights too
numerous to give credit to each. The internet has
brought about the rapid grouping of concepts in a way
that it is nearly impossible to obtain copyright
permissions for all of the concepts involved in a new
idea expressed on a web page. There have, in fact,
been some recent literary works in which the credit
listings take considerably more of the work than the new
idea itself. The memepriv is an attempt to
give a collective appreciation of other author's work
without detailing them on a web page and to acknowledge
that the current web page has had many other
contributors, some of which may have copyrights outside
of cyberspace. It is an acknowledgement that the current
author of a page is not trying to plagiarize; that
there are simply too many closely related parallel
thought processes to enumerate them all. Remember,
the concept of memes is to transmit a better
entity through space and time, not slither around
in the same crocodile pond. Note that a 'memepriv'
is designated as a copy
'privilege', not a legally definable copy
'right', but the new concept based on a collective
meme sequence might be a copyright entity on its own
merit, with many of the meme sets in the 'fair use'
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