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Artist Luc Tuymans Loses Plagiarism Case, Raises Questions

Artist Luc Tuymans Loses Plagiarism Case, Raises Questions | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Artist Luc Tuymans has lost a copyright decision in Belgium. However, this case is just one of many difficult judgments about appropriation and photos.
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BREAKING: Dutch Court of Appeal rules on second-hand sale of e-books

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BREAKING: Dutch Court of Appeal rules on second-hand sale of e-books http://t.co/cq4Wayh8Mi #copyright #ebook
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Hollywood studios sue Chinese pirates over online content distribution

Hollywood studios sue Chinese pirates over online content distribution | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
The Hollywood studios have launched a legal action against Xunlei, a large Chinese-language video website, which they accuse of content piracy.
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As Hollywood Funds a SOPA Revival Through State Officials, Google (And The ... - EFF

As Hollywood Funds a SOPA Revival Through State Officials, Google (And The ... - EFF | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Almost three years ago, millions of Internet users joined together to defeat the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), a disastrous bill that would have balkanized the Internet in the name of copyright and trademark enforcement.
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The IPKat: BREAKING NEWS: Pirate Party MEP Julia Reda proposes major overhaul of EU copyright

The IPKat: BREAKING NEWS: Pirate Party MEP Julia Reda proposes major overhaul of EU copyright | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
BREAKING NEWS: Pirate Party MEP Julia Reda proposes major overhaul of EU copyright http://t.co/yLKAdXr96V #eu #copy #in
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Beastie Boys Sue Monster Energy Drink for Copyright Infringement

Beastie Boys Sue Monster Energy Drink for Copyright Infringement | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
In the 80s, the Beastie Boys told us, "you gotta fight for your right to party." Now, the lawyers for the band are fighting for more cash in a copyright lawsuit with Monster Energy Drink.
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The IPKat: Exodus 2.0: pirate sites and the seven seas

The IPKat: Exodus 2.0: pirate sites and the seven seas | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Interesting post noting need for international soution RT .@ipkat Exodus 2.0: pirate sites and the seven seas http://t.co/33qrJyrJ6a
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Hard-copy books back on the rise as e-book and e-reader sales stagnate

Hard-copy books back on the rise as e-book and e-reader sales stagnate | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
For years the story went that the e-book revolution would kill off paperbacks and the bricks-and-mortars that sold them – but the plot has twisted sharply.
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Torrent Admins Get Probation But Face Millions in Damages | TorrentFreak

Torrent Admins Get Probation But Face Millions in Damages | TorrentFreak | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Two former admins of a private torrent site have been found guilty of copyright infringement offenses. The case, which involved more than 1,000 movies, concluded with probation and community service for the 24 and 25-year-olds.
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Why disrespect is bad news for creators

Why disrespect is bad news for creators | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Executive Director of Australian Society of Authors Angelo Loukakis debunks the hype that cash and copyright are bad for creatives.
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Canadian Govt. Outlaws Bogus Piracy Notices | TorrentFreak

Canadian Govt. Outlaws Bogus Piracy Notices | TorrentFreak | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Rightscorp has attracted the attention of the Canadian government just days after a new law was passed requiring ISPs to pass infringement notices to customers.
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The IPKat: BREAKING: CJEU says that owner of an online database not protected by copyright or sui generis right may restrict its use by contract

The IPKat: BREAKING: CJEU says that owner of an online database not protected by copyright or sui generis right may restrict its use by contract | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
RT .@eLAWnora CJEU:owner of database not protected by copyright/sui generis right can restrict use by contract http://t.co/EL7ygOaxCr
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How Canadian law views online streaming video: Geist | Toronto Star

How Canadian law views online streaming video: Geist | Toronto Star | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Viewers accessing unauthorized streaming websites are unlikely to be infringing copyright because merely watching a non-downloaded stream does not run afoul of the law.
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The 1709 Blog: Slings and roundabouts: DISH TV's advert skipping is OK in the USA

The 1709 Blog: Slings and roundabouts: DISH TV's advert skipping is OK in the USA | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Slings and roundabouts: DISHTV's advert skipping is OK in the USA http://t.co/cxyKUodUWJ #in
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U.S. Copyright Office Invites Public Input for 2015 DMCA Rulemaking

RT @nicsuzor: U.S. Copyright Office Invites Public Input for 2015 DMCA Rulemaking http://t.co/1S6p3Zz8sE
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Online infringement hurts: interviews with Australian creators

Online infringement hurts: interviews with Australian creators | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Music is no longer a treasured experience between artist and audience, people want easy consumption and access – Australian musician/ songwriter.
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Here's the Ruling in Fox's Lawsuit Over Dish Network's Time and Place Shifting Technology

Here's the Ruling in Fox's Lawsuit Over Dish Network's Time and Place Shifting Technology | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Fox Broadcasting and Dish Network are optimistic about a settlement in the nearly three-year-old lawsuit over the satcaster's DVR technologies, but U.S.
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Netflix sends cease and desist letter to virtual border-hopping service

Netflix sends cease and desist letter to virtual border-hopping service | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Netflix Inc. has sent a cease and desist letter to a paid service that allows users to bypass Netflix's geographic restrictions and
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The IPKat: BREAKING: CJEU says that owner of an online database not protected by copyright or sui generis right may restrict its use by contract

The IPKat: BREAKING: CJEU says that owner of an online database not protected by copyright or sui generis right may restrict its use by contract | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
CJEU says use of online database not protected by copyright or sui generis right may restrict its use by contract http://t.co/1YIBKFztrx #in
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Steven Soderbergh, copyright infringer?

Steven Soderbergh, copyright infringer? | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Perhaps Stephen Soderbergh wants to reconsider his hard line on copyright infringement, now that he seems to be on the other side of the line?
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Can you copyright a tweet?

Can you copyright a tweet? | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Some weeks ago I was asked to comment on whether tweets are subject to copyright protection. Unsurprisingly, this is a common question that gets asked over
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Blind Advocate Urges Treaty Ratification

Blind Advocate Urges Treaty Ratification | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Watch this video! RT .@WIPO
Blind Advocate @MaryanneDiamond: Let’s ratify the #MarrakeshTreaty – http://t.co/cw5Wp6CF18 . #Copyright
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Student "Not Guilty" in First 3D Movie Piracy Case | TorrentFreak

Student "Not Guilty" in First 3D Movie Piracy Case | TorrentFreak | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
In a first of its kind case a student accused of attempting to pirate the 3D movie Gravity has been completely cleared by a court in the UK.
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The IPKat: Major Italian newspaper infringes artists' copyright on account that it would have taken too long to clear the rights

The IPKat: Major Italian newspaper infringes artists' copyright on account that it would have taken too long to clear the rights | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
The IPKat: Major Italian newspaper infringes artists' #copyright bc time needed to clear rights http://t.co/iG5nyIrpNq
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SF muralists feel betrayed after work found in Zephyr calendar

SF muralists feel betrayed after work found in Zephyr calendar | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
For 15 years, San Francisco resident Sirron Norris has prided himself on creating murals across The City that inform people from all walks of life...
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