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Google, Microsoft, Yahoo Agree to White House Plan to Combat Advertising on Pirate Sites

Google, Microsoft, Yahoo Agree to White House Plan to Combat Advertising on Pirate Sites | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
An industry effort to stop advertisements from appearing on websites primarily devoted to piracy is winning applause from the White House, whose IP (Google, Microsoft, Yahoo Agree to White House Plan to Combat Advertising on Pirate Sites | Billboard...
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New Study Looks At IP And The Rise Of Mega-Regional Agreements - Intellectual Property Watch

New Study Looks At IP And The Rise Of Mega-Regional Agreements - Intellectual Property Watch | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
A substantive new study with contributions from a range of leading thinkers in the field of intellectual property rights delves into the history and future of mega-regional trade agreements and the evolution of IP rights.
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European Libraries' Five Principles For Open Access Negotiations With Publishers - Intellectual Property Watch

European Libraries' Five Principles For Open Access Negotiations With Publishers - Intellectual Property Watch | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
European research libraries have issued five principles for libraries to use when holding open access negotiations with publishers, seeking to prevent over-charging and promote transparency and sustainable access.
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Do robots think about copyright?

Do robots think about copyright? | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Ive recently been involved in several presentations and expert panels on the benefits, challenges and social consequences arising from a future alongside robots, artificial intelligence AI and associated technologies.
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Streem enters into Content Licensing Agreement with the Copyright Agency - Copyright Agency

Streem enters into Content Licensing Agreement with the Copyright Agency - Copyright Agency | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Streem, Australia’s first real-time media intelligence provider, has entered into a content licensing agreement with the Copyright Agency, acting on behalf of Australia’s market-leading publishers. Building on Streem’s existing data agreements, the new content licensing agreement covers news and information across publishers including News Corp, Fairfax Media, Bauer Media, WAN, Pacific Magazines and more. Formally …
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New America Chair Says Google Didn't Prompt Critic's Ouster

New America Chair Says Google Didn't Prompt Critic's Ouster | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
In letter to staff, co-chair Jonathan Soros says attack on foundation was 'result of a targeted communications campaign'
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What Future For Authors In Copyright? · Events at The University of Melbourne

What Future For Authors In Copyright? · Events at The University of Melbourne | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Federal Court of Australia Court 8A, Level 8 Melbourne 305 William Street BOOK NOW Further Details T: (03) 9035 1111 law-events@unimelb.edu.au See more events from Melbourne Law School For the fourth event in the 2017 Judges in Conversation series, the Honourable Justice David Yates (Federal Court...
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'We Shall Overcome’ Verse Not Under Copyright, Judge Rules

'We Shall Overcome’ Verse Not Under Copyright, Judge Rules | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
A federal judge said that the song’s adaptation from an older work, including changing “will” to “shall,” was not original enough for protection.
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Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2017-09-09 | Barry Sookman

Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2017-09-09 | Barry Sookman | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2017-09-02 -> Canada's anti-spam law is hurting MSPs -> Google Recovers Infringing Domain -> Verify: Is it illegal to download leaked TV shows? -> India's Supreme Court Says Privacy Is a Fundamental Right. How Did This Happen? -> Chubb Designs New Insurance Policies to Address Cyber Risks -> Computer and Internet Updates for 2017-09-03 -> Companies lack basic knowledge about CASL, survey finds -> The Year of the RAT—Beware -> Ottawa plans to fine companies that fail to report data breaches -> agrees to shut its audio-ripping website after record labels take it to court -> India: Puttaswamy v Union
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Copyright Consternation & Confusion on Canadian Campuses as York Cogitates its Appeal

Copyright Consternation & Confusion on Canadian Campuses as York Cogitates its Appeal | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/8/87/Captain_copyright.jpg The Canadian educational community awaits York University’
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Pirate Bay ordered to shut down, and pay over $600,000 to record labels

Pirate Bay ordered to shut down, and pay over $600,000 to record labels | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
They won't do either, though.
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Copyright Agency welcomes Government’s response on copyright - Copyright Agency

Copyright Agency welcomes Government’s response on copyright - Copyright Agency | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
The Copyright Agency welcomes the Government’s response to the Productivity Commission's recommendations to copyright reform.
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Copyright Board making available right decision released   | Barry Sookman

Copyright Board making available right decision released   | Barry Sookman | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
The Copyright Board just released its long awaited decision on the scope of the making available right under the Copyright Act. In a well reasoned and
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If an AI creates a work of art, who owns the copyright?

If an AI creates a work of art, who owns the copyright? | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Robert Hart looks at the legal issues surrounding AI ownership and copyright.
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EU Commission Position Paper On IP And Brexit Covers Trademarks, Designs, GIs - Intellectual Property Watch

EU Commission Position Paper On IP And Brexit Covers Trademarks, Designs, GIs - Intellectual Property Watch | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
To say Brexit is a conundrum is almost a euphemism, the list of issues to settle between the 27 remaining European Union members and the United Kingdom seems bottomless. Intellectual property is no exception, and the European Commission Brexit-dedicated taskforce just issued a position paper on IP, setting out principles for a “UK’s orderly withdrawal from the EU.”
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Review of Copyright Regulations 1969 and the Copyright Tribunal (Procedure) Regulations 1969

Review of Copyright Regulations 1969 and the Copyright Tribunal (Procedure) Regulations 1969 | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Review of Copyright Regulations 1969 and the Copyright Tribunal (Procedure) Regulations 1969 We are seeking views on an exposure draft of both the Copyright Regulations 2017 and the Copyright Legislation Amendment (Technological Protection Measures) Regulations 2017 to ensure they are fit for...
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Extending safe harbour will threaten a healthy internet

POLICY Extending safe harbour will threaten a healthy internet BY DR GEORGE S FORD The meteoric rise of the Internet has changed the way we communicate, conduct commerce, entertain ourselves and more.
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YouTube-mp3.org agrees to shut its audio-ripping website after record labels take it to court

YouTube-mp3.org agrees to shut its audio-ripping website after record labels take it to court | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
YouTube-mp3.org will not be converting anymore Youtube videos to MP3 audio, by the looks of it. - YouTube-mp3.org agrees to shut its audio-ripping website after record labels take it to court
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Namatjira's family keeps copyright issue in the spotlight

Namatjira's family keeps copyright issue in the spotlight | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
The family of Indigenous artist Albert Namatjira are continuing their fight to have the copyright of his works returned to them after a film of their plight hit cinemas in Australia.
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Friday’s Endnotes – 09/08/17

‘Game of Thrones’ was pirated more than a billion times — far more than it was watched legally — The Washington Post has a full rundown of the numbers from anti-piracy analyst firm MUSO. And the reason for such high numbers may surprise you: “A 2015 study commissioned by ScreenFutures, a group of screen producers, found that the main attraction for those who watched or downloaded illegally obtained television shows was that it was free and they weren’t afraid of being caught.” Update – Ninth Circuit Amends Opinion in Mavrix v. LiveJournal, Clarifying that Websites’ Use of Automatic Content Blocking Software Does Not Weigh Against Eligibility for Copyright Safe Harbor — Brianna Dahlberg of Cowan, DeBaets, Abrahams & Sheppard looks at last week’s amended opinion in the closely watched case involving the DMCA safe harbors. AG Szpunar advises CJEU on cloud-based recording and private copying exception —…
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Judge Rules “We Shall Overcome” Verse Not Under Copyright

Judge Rules “We Shall Overcome” Verse Not Under Copyright | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
The song’s first verse is now in the public domain
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York University loses licensing case against Access Copyright, plans to appeal

York University loses licensing case against Access Copyright, plans to appeal | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
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GC O'Donnell Essay Prize 2017 A prize of $3,500 will be awarded to the author of an essay displaying original thinking on a topic of the author’s choice regarding copyright and the protection of the interests of authors.
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Copyright Tribunal resolves Foxtel licensing dispute as online viewing goes mainstream | Lexology

Copyright Tribunal resolves Foxtel licensing dispute as online viewing goes mainstream | Lexology | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
The latest decision by the Copyright Tribunal of Australia in the dispute between the Phonographic Performance Company of Australia (PPCA) and Foxtel…
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Improving Intellectual Property Arrangements | Ministers of Communications and the Arts

JOINT MEDIA RELEASE Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science Senator the Hon Arthur Sinodinos AO Minister for Communications  Senator the Hon Mitch Fifield The Turnbull Government is improving Australia’s intellectual property (IP) arrangements by ensuring they provide the flexibility needed...
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Chris Pash's Business Insider piece on copyright a ridiculous hatchet job

Chris Pash's Business Insider piece on copyright a ridiculous hatchet job | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
A recent piece in Business Insider insults Rebecca Giblin's academic integrity. Here is where it goes so horribly wrong.
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