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Getty Images Changes Watermark from Annoying Logo to Useful Shortlink

Getty Images Changes Watermark from Annoying Logo to Useful Shortlink | Copyright in Higher Education: Teaching, Digitisation and OERs | Scoop.it
Wanting to shed its image of being "old media" and "old fashioned", Getty Images has unveiled a new watermark that does away with the annoying logo in favor of short links. Rather ...
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Copyright developments and licensing in relation to the UK HEIs, and the progress of OERs
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EU digital policy hindered by outdated legislation - TheParliamentMagazine.eu

EU digital policy hindered by outdated legislation - TheParliamentMagazine.eu | Copyright in Higher Education: Teaching, Digitisation and OERs | Scoop.it
EU digital policy hindered by outdated legislation TheParliamentMagazine.eu So what should the new digital economy and society commissioner, Günther Oettinger, and his vice-president for the digital single market, Andrus Ansip, do to ensure all...
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Copyright kept Assassin's Creed: Unity's Notre Dame from being a perfect replica - VG247

Copyright kept Assassin's Creed: Unity's Notre Dame from being a perfect replica - VG247 | Copyright in Higher Education: Teaching, Digitisation and OERs | Scoop.it
Assassin’s Creed: Unity developer Ubisoft Montreal couldn’t exactly replicate Notre Dame – not just because that would have hampered gameplay, but because the cathedral is protected by copyright.
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Belgian and French copyright laws ban photos of EP buildings - EUobserver

Belgian and French copyright laws ban photos of EP buildings - EUobserver | Copyright in Higher Education: Teaching, Digitisation and OERs | Scoop.it
An obscure clause in EU copyright rules means no one can publish photos of public buildings in Belgium, including of the EU parliament, without first asking permission from the rights owners.
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National Library joins campaign to free history from copyright laws - STV Edinburgh

National Library joins campaign to free history from copyright laws - STV Edinburgh | Copyright in Higher Education: Teaching, Digitisation and OERs | Scoop.it
The National Library of Scotland has joined a campaign to free history from copyright laws that are leaving valuable pieces of cultural heritage unseen.
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EU Digital Commissioner Kroes strongly opposes Internet tax in Hungary - portfolio.hu

Hungary's plans to adopt an Internet tax have come under strong criticsm by European Commissioner for Digital Agenda Neelie Kroes in Brussels on
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Getty Images says it’s trying to ease up on enforcing copyright

Getty Images says it’s trying to ease up on enforcing copyright | Copyright in Higher Education: Teaching, Digitisation and OERs | Scoop.it
Rights-holding company will still sue, but wants "to approach infringers as customers."
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Appeals Court Overturns Important Fair Use Win Concerning University 'E ... - Techdirt

Appeals Court Overturns Important Fair Use Win Concerning University 'E ... - Techdirt | Copyright in Higher Education: Teaching, Digitisation and OERs | Scoop.it
A few years ago we wrote about an "obscure" but vitally important copyright/fair use case involving Georgia State University. The school was being sued by some publishers (though the lawsuit was financed by the Copyright Clearance Center --...
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Creative Commons policies grow in New Zealand schools - Creative Commons

Creative Commons policies grow in New Zealand schools - Creative Commons | Copyright in Higher Education: Teaching, Digitisation and OERs | Scoop.it
Creative Commons licenses provide a flexible range of protections and freedoms for authors, artists, and educators.
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Summary of the Potential Impact for FE and HE of the Hargreaves Review (1 October 2014) > Jisc Legal > View Detail

Summary of the Potential Impact for FE and HE of the Hargreaves Review (1 October 2014) > Jisc Legal > View Detail | Copyright in Higher Education: Teaching, Digitisation and OERs | Scoop.it
This summary examines the potential impact for FE and HE of the Hargreaves Review of Intellectual Property and Growth, May 2011 and summarises the cur...
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How the UK's new copyright law benefits libraries, archives and museums | CILIP

How the UK's new copyright law benefits libraries, archives and museums | CILIP | Copyright in Higher Education: Teaching, Digitisation and OERs | Scoop.it
RT @CILIPinfo: What do today's copyright law changes mean for libraries, museums and archives? http://t.co/C10tbqHGlD https://t.co/G2r7feiN…;
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Wishful thinking in medical education: What should open educational resources (aka #FOAMed) 'replace' in university education?

Wishful thinking in medical education: What should open educational resources (aka #FOAMed) 'replace' in university education? | Copyright in Higher Education: Teaching, Digitisation and OERs | Scoop.it
RT @amcunningham: @mweller @OER_Hub @sheilmcn OER discussions going on in #meded http://t.co/b35Fv7kfKm (FOAMed = http://t.co/nfnWq7N2Ro)
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European Court of Justice Defines Parody

by Marie-Andrée Weiss On September 3, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) published its judgment in the Deckmyn v. Vandersteen case, C-201/13 where it defined what a parody is under European Union ...
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Getty Images slams Microsoft with lawsuit for "massive" copyright infringement

Getty Images slams Microsoft with lawsuit for "massive" copyright infringement | Copyright in Higher Education: Teaching, Digitisation and OERs | Scoop.it
Getty Images is suing Microsoft for (Getty Images slams Microsoft with lawsuit for "massive" copyright infringement: Getty Images is suing Microsof...
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Can Libraries Save the MOOC? - Campus Technology

Can Libraries Save the MOOC? - Campus Technology | Copyright in Higher Education: Teaching, Digitisation and OERs | Scoop.it
As massive open online courses move toward version 2.0, libraries are in a unique position to guide and support the future of blended learning.
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Germany's Top News Publisher Drops Bid To Block Google - Huffington Post

Germany's Top News Publisher Drops Bid To Block Google - Huffington Post | Copyright in Higher Education: Teaching, Digitisation and OERs | Scoop.it
By Harro Ten Wolde and Eric Auchard FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany's biggest news publisher Axel Springer has scrapped a bid to block Google from running snippets of articles from its newspapers, saying that the experiment had caused...
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CJEU rules on whether 'framing' amounts to copyright infringement - Lexology (registration)

CJEU rules on whether 'framing' amounts to copyright infringement - Lexology (registration) | Copyright in Higher Education: Teaching, Digitisation and OERs | Scoop.it
On 21 October 2014 the CJEU had to decide in the case of Bestwater whether embedding content in a website via "framing" constitutes "communication to…
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The IPKat: How you can rent your own orphan, and why there are 91 million of them

The IPKat: How you can rent your own orphan, and why there are 91 million of them | Copyright in Higher Education: Teaching, Digitisation and OERs | Scoop.it
The IPKat: How you can rent your own orphan, and why there are 91 million of them http://t.co/jfvZAer5PG #copyright
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Embedding Is Not Copyright Infringement, EU Court Rules – “The Court ruled that embedding copyrighted videos is not copyright infringement, even if the source video was uploaded without permission....

Embedding Is Not Copyright Infringement, EU Court Rules – “The Court ruled that embedding copyrighted videos is not copyright infringement, even if the source video was uploaded without permission.... | Copyright in Higher Education: Teaching, Digitisation and OERs | Scoop.it
Embedding Is Not Copyright Infringement, EU Court Rules –... http://t.co/kRu12KUYq6 via @Alt_News_TK
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Open Access Week 2014 is underway - Creative Commons

Open Access Week 2014 is underway - Creative Commons | Copyright in Higher Education: Teaching, Digitisation and OERs | Scoop.it
Creative Commons licenses provide a flexible range of protections and freedoms for authors, artists, and educators.

Today begins the 8th annual Open Access Week.
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Academic behind copyright law changes warns that rights holders could lose ... - Out-Law.com

Academic behind copyright law changes warns that rights holders could lose ... - Out-Law.com | Copyright in Higher Education: Teaching, Digitisation and OERs | Scoop.it
Academic behind copyright law changes warns that rights holders could lose ...
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“Textbook Dictionary” Definitions Not Fair Use, Says Mass. Federal Court | Trademark and Copyright Law

“Textbook Dictionary” Definitions Not Fair Use, Says Mass. Federal Court | Trademark and Copyright Law | Copyright in Higher Education: Teaching, Digitisation and OERs | Scoop.it
On September 26, 2014, the District of Massachusetts shot down a plan to develop a “textbook dictionary.”  James Richards, inspired in part by the Autobiography
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A US case but interesting in that they felt that although a 'dictionary was based in fact, the definitions chosen ...... were the result of a creative process' (and therefore subject to copyright).

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Changes to copyright law - Publications - GOV.UK

Changes to copyright law - Publications - GOV.UK | Copyright in Higher Education: Teaching, Digitisation and OERs | Scoop.it
Guidance on the changes to copyright law and how they might have an impact on you.
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2014 Open Education Trend Report | OER15 Cardif...

2014 Open Education Trend Report | OER15 Cardif... | Copyright in Higher Education: Teaching, Digitisation and OERs | Scoop.it
2014 Open Education Trend Report on OER15 Cardiff 14-15 April 2015 curated by Terese Bird (RT @tbirdcymru: 2014 Open Education Trend Report via @DarcoJansen #icde #ukoer @scoopit http://t.co/S9HoYu1ZXg)...
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What impact will the Intellectual Property Act 2014 have on your- Publications - Eversheds International

The Intellectual Property Act 2014 (the “Act”) seeks to implement the recommendations of the Hargreaves Review of Intellectual Property and Growth 2011 with particular focus on the reformation of patent and design law.
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Taking a selfie inside the National Gallery - a copyright infringement?

Taking a selfie inside the National Gallery - a copyright infringement? | Copyright in Higher Education: Teaching, Digitisation and OERs | Scoop.it
A few days ago a number of newspapers reported that, following similar moves by a number of other UK institutions, the National Gallery in London has changed its... (Does your selfie infringe #copyright?
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