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Premier League warns Vine users not to post illegal goal clips

The Premier League has warned football fans not to post clips of goals online using apps like Vine.

The decision to crack down on the posts comes after this summer's World Cup in Brazil, which saw thousands of football fans share footage of goals using Vine.

However, fans have been warned that posting clips is illegal and a breach of copyright.

Dan Johnson, director of communications at the Premier League, told BBC Newsbeat: "You can understand that fans see something, they can capture it, they can share it, but ultimately it is against the law.

"It's a breach of copyright and we would discourage fans from doing it. We're developing technologies like gif crawlers, Vine crawlers, working with Twitter to look to curtail this kind of activity.

"I know it sounds as if we're killjoys but we have to protect our intellectual property."

Twitter responded with the following statement: "Vine
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Was there anything more exciting on TV last night than baseball?

Was there anything more exciting on TV last night than baseball?
The most exciting TV last night came unscripted. But unlike much of the Wednesday reality TV lineup, it didn’t involve histrionic singers or immunity idols. The drama came from a little game called baseball. And what drama!

If you were a Red Sox fan, your season’s sudden end felt apocalyptically anti-climactic. To put it into EW-friendly pop culture terms, the Sox missing the playoffs after entering September with a nine-game Wild Card lead is a bigger disappointment for the Nation than the respective bummer factors of The Phantom Menace, the Matrix sequels, that Roseanne finale, Chinese Democracy, and
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Jenn Colella, David Balderamma, and Timothy Among Those To Work With Aspiring Musical Theatre Performers In The Musical Theater Conservatory Program

Aspiring musical theatre performers from all over the world will have the opportunity to work with a Broadway veteran faculty in the Musical Theater Conservatory Program at the New York Film Academy, merging stage and screen with cutting-edge movie musical opportunities. Additional faculty announcements include Jenn Colella (High Fidelity, Urban Cowboy), Lisa Mandel (Sunset Boulevard, Producers, Mamma Mia!), David Balderamma (In The Heights, Movin? Out, Saturday Night Fever), Robin Irwin (Titanic, Grease, Dance of the Vampires), Stephanie Kurtzuba (Billy Eliott, Boy From Oz, Mary Poppins), Dan Johnson and Timothy Smith (Aida, Sweet Charity, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels).
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