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im on a boat?

Last posted Nov 20, 2009 at 09:56AM EST. Added Nov 13, 2009 at 11:30PM EST
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Is im on a boat by the lonely island considered a meme? There have been many different remixes. i could name a few.

Nov 13, 2009 at 11:30PM EST

Well, we copied their intro for our KYM AutoTune episode, so it’s certainly somewhat memetic! :)
Definitely worth an entry. Love to hear more about how it was created as well

Nov 16, 2009 at 01:42PM EST

That reminds me.

Does Rocketboom need permission to use those videos?

Nov 16, 2009 at 01:46PM EST

Do you mean the embeds on our site, copying the format in our own video, or the playing of chunks of clips on our videos? Playing only a few seconds falls under fair use (to illustrate a point, e.g. like a news organization might)

Nov 16, 2009 at 02:01PM EST

Here’s a great read on the Code of Best Practices for a Fair Use in Online Video:

The more someone complies with the ideas outlined in that article, the better their defense would be should someone try to claim copyright infringement.

Nov 16, 2009 at 02:06PM EST

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Navy edition
Office edition
Star Trek
I’m on a broom (wow, that’s terrible!)

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Nov 20, 2009 at 09:56AM EST

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