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Years ago, furries kept their interests on the down low to avoid ridicule and harassment from society. The fandom is slowly becoming more mainstream, and with that comes media coverage and big corporations looking to cash in on an untapped market. Could all this attention actually be bad for us? And how can we keep our community safe from exploitation and censorship?

One of the topics I discuss in my video is corporations using patents to keep techniques out of the hands of hobbyists and small independent creators. This is already happening, with Disney patenting a method of seeing from inside a character costume. I had heard of a few fursuit makers who were planning to try similar techniques - they better hurry up! twitter.com/WDWNT/status/12051

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@shetani Kinda thinking that patent reform and keeping furry weird are two separate things that just happen to be intersectional in this case.

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