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Broadcasters lose final appeal to take down Aereo

Broadcasters lose final appeal to take down Aereo | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Only two out of 12 judges supported the broadcasters, but the fight isn't over. (Broadcasters lose attempt for en banc hearing by 2nd Circuit to take down Aereo ...but the fight isn't over.
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The Perils Of Being A Songwriter! - Canyon News

The Perils Of Being A Songwriter! - Canyon News | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
HOLLYWOOD—The perils of being a songwriter is that you may have to endure copyright infringement along with a possible litigation that could
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WWE Files Lawsuit Over BitTorrent Copyright Infringement - WrestlingInc.com

WWE Files Lawsuit Over BitTorrent Copyright Infringement - WrestlingInc.com | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
WWE Files Lawsuit Over BitTorrent Copyright Infringement
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Universal wins copyright case over sample in Justin Timberlake hit

Universal wins copyright case over sample in Justin Timberlake hit | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
By Jan WolfeThe record label Universal Music Group Inc on Mondaydefeated a lawsuit alleging it owed royalties to members of the1970s band Sly Slic
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Copyright: architect's drawings | Lexology

Copyright: architect's drawings | Lexology | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
The High Court has held that copyright in an architect's drawings was infringed where the property developer who obtained the planning permission and…
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Computer and Internet Updates for 2017-04-13 | Barry Sookman

Computer and Internet Updates for 2017-04-13 | Barry Sookman | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Computer and Internet Updates for 2017-04-12 https://t.co/BEintjEx98 -> German Federal Court of Justice Shows the Red Card to Cheat Software for Online Role-Playing Games https://t.co/J5ngyT1HM0 -> Hollywood Obtains Order to Block Pirate Streaming Sites in Ireland https://t.co/A7noYdOntl -> Cyber breaches have cost shareholders billions since 2013: report https://t.co/SkgXwGlAV1 ->
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Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2017-04-15 | Barry Sookman

Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2017-04-15 | Barry Sookman | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2017-04-08 https://t.co/9hwIf2M1aa -> Two presentations all about information https://t.co/Rf9XsDnxFl -> La Liga Gets Tough on Piracy of Its Content https://t.co/YBKmmHIzDZ -> National Research Council bought $8m in new laptops after hack https://t.co/4c5iJZIais -> Theft of images a 'huge problem' equestrian photographers agree https://t.co/ghXhZtYsIK -> DMCA safe harbor rejected for moderated site Mavrix v LiveJournal https://t.co/MvyG6W9Ihu -> Pornhub Asked To Hand Over Personal Data And History Of Users https://t.co/IsGZiPF65G -> Donald Trump Nominates Indian-American as his IP czar https://t.co/iYl4iHQt0H -> Posting updated terms on website not effective PARM v. BLUESTEM BRANDS ND, Minn https://t.co/mJ3gCRUj4h -> Rebecca Tushnet's 43(B)log: LiveJournal's missteps threaten its DMCA protection https://t.co/24OnJrvFTW -> Nollywood: Realizing its Full Potential? – Hugh Stephens Blog https://t
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Computer and Internet Updates for 2017-04-17 | Barry Sookman

Computer and Internet Updates for 2017-04-17 | Barry Sookman | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Computer and Internet Updates for 2017-04-16 https://t.co/E7rPVvPz9o -> Copyrights and Moral Rights: Fearless Girl v. Charging Bull -> Comments on the ‘value gap’ provisions in the European Commission’s Proposal for a Directive on Copyright https://t.co/UVeLVq8FBF ->
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Mavrix v LiveJournal: Preserving Incentives to Address Online Infringement

On Friday, April 7, 2017, the Ninth Circuit published its opinion in Mavrix Photographs v LiveJournal, a potentially significant decision touching on a number of provisions in Section 512 of the Copyright Act, which was passed as part of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act in 1998 (DMCA) and provides safe harbors for online service providers against claims of copyright infringement under certain circumstances. The court reversed the district court’s ruling that LiveJournal qualified for the safe harbor, and while some of its holdings are positive for copyright owners—who have long advocated that the DMCA safe harbors have failed to fulfill Congress’s goal of cooperation between service providers and copyright owners in detecting and deterring online infringement—other parts of the decision may create perverse incentives for service providers to do less to prevent infringement on their sites. I want to focus in particular on the Ninth Circuit’s…
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Disabling Access to Large-Scale Pirate Sites (Site Blocking)—It Works!

Disabling Access to Large-Scale Pirate Sites (Site Blocking)—It Works! | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
As I wrote back in August, recent studies conducted by Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) and the Information Technology and Information Foundation (ITIF) have demonstrated convincingly that blocking offshore pirate websites works in terms of changing consumer behaviour (i.e. directing consumers away from infringing content to sources of legitimate content) while at the same time not…
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When Copyright Criticism Is Something Else - The Illusion of More

When Copyright Criticism Is Something Else - The Illusion of More | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Quite often, copyright criticism is tangled up with other issues of aesthetic or cultural criticism, especially where large rights holders are involved.
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Major music rights societies join up for blockchain copyright using IBM and Hyperledger

Major music rights societies join up for blockchain copyright using IBM and Hyperledger | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Involved are: the American Society for Composers, Authors and Publishers; the Society of Authors, Composers and Publishers of Music and PRS for Music.
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Andy Warhol Estate Sues over Image of Prince

Andy Warhol Estate Sues over Image of Prince | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
The pop artist's estate is suing in an effort to avoid being sued itself.
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Writers & Copyright

In this information sheet, we give a brief overview of common copyright issues for writers, such as ownership, licensing, moral rights, and protection.
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Comments on the ‘value gap’ provisions in the European Commission’s Proposal for a Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market (Article 13 and Recital 38) - Kluwer Copyright Blog

Comments on the ‘value gap’ provisions in the European Commission’s Proposal for a Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market (Article 13 and Recital 38) - Kluwer Copyright Blog | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
In the current debates on the ‘value gap’ provisions in the European Commission’s DSM proposal (Art. 13 and Recital 38, see here and, e.g., here), it has been suggested that these provisions would modify the current scope of the exclusive right of communication /making available to the public and the liability exemptions of the E-commerce... Continue reading
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$22K Copyright Settlement By Canadian Facebook Bloggers | Blacklock's Reporter

$22K Copyright Settlement By Canadian Facebook Bloggers | Blacklock's Reporter | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
RT @mindingottawa: Bootleg aggregator settles 22Kcopyright claim https://t.co/RW42peAZZy @JusticeCanadaEN @bankofcanada @The_Fulcrum @BLGLa…
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Tweet from @bsookman

Interesting decision although in Aus we do not have personality rights https://t.co/w24qSpNNgZ
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Item Detail - Film & Copyright: Making Content for Big and Little Screens

Item Detail - Film & Copyright: Making Content for Big and Little Screens | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Thinking of filming a movie over the #SchoolHolidays? You'll want to know how that's protected by #copyright then! https://t.co/7KfyzGnprU https://t.co/O5zkMQqeW0
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Fair Dealing in Canada: Dry Erase Boards and Overhead Projectors - Believe It Or Not?

Fair Dealing in Canada: Dry Erase Boards and Overhead Projectors - Believe It Or Not? | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
(Wikimedia) Believe  it or not, the following was in Canada's Copyright Act until 2012: Reproduction for instruction 29.4 (1) I
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Computer and Internet Updates for 2017-04-16 | Barry Sookman

Computer and Internet Updates for 2017-04-16 | Barry Sookman | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2017-04-15 https://t.co/2Ob4X6fGaN -> IP Rights Holders: The Sky is Not Falling - Life Under Trump's NAFTA https://t.co/lGCZoMrdrI -> Defining Computer Related Inventions in a post-Alice World https://t.co/ozeGyl3M4M -> Judiciary Committee votes for a 21st century Copyright Office https://t.co/5ezKICt5C2 -> Company sued EFF over “Stupid Patent of the Month;” EFF now flips the script https://t.co/2XxDOqnjwS ->
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IP Rights Holders: The Sky is Not Falling - Life Under Trump's NAFTA | Lexology

IP Rights Holders: The Sky is Not Falling - Life Under Trump's NAFTA | Lexology | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
In the advent of President Trump's desire to revisit, renegotiate or perhaps, altogether repeal the NAFTA, one has to consider whether such an act…
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Competitions

#DKY you should check the T&Cs of competitions to see how your rights in the material you submit are affected? https://t.co/ozsZQLqrPk
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Droit à l’oubli: Canadian Perspective on the Global ‘Right to Be Forgotten’ Debate

Droit à l’oubli: Canadian Perspective on the Global ‘Right to Be Forgotten’ Debate | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Eloise Gratton and Jules Polonetsky, Canadian Perspective on the Global ‘Right to Be Forgotten’ Debate https://t.co/O4euIEzbDb
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Cross party support to make US radio 'pay to play'

Cross party support to make US radio 'pay to play' | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
A bipartisan group of legislators led by Representatives Jerry Nadler and Marsha Blackburn have reintroduced the  Fair Play Fair Pay Ac
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DMCA, Moral Rights and Photography

DMCA, Moral Rights and Photography | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
A New York photographer has filed a copyright infringement suit in the Southern District of New York against a media company ownin
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Donald Trump Nominates Indian-American as his 'IP czar'

Donald Trump Nominates Indian-American as his 'IP czar' | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
President Donald Trump has tapped Indian-American Vishal Amin as his new 'IP czar' to coordinate US law-enforcement strategy around copyright, patents and trademarks.
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