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​UK government releases plan to jail online pirates for up to 10 years - ZDNet

​UK government releases plan to jail online pirates for up to 10 years - ZDNet | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
The UK government has released a consultation paper that could result in the penalty for online copyright infringement being made equivalent to that for copyright infringement of physical goods.
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Twitter Isn’t Letting People Steal Jokes Anymore, Because of Copyright

Twitter Isn’t Letting People Steal Jokes Anymore, Because of Copyright | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
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EXCESS COPYRIGHT: Access Copyright Gets its Wish for a Post-Secondary Tariff Hearing at the Copyright Board

EXCESS COPYRIGHT: Access Copyright Gets its Wish for a Post-Secondary Tariff Hearing at the Copyright Board | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
RT @mgeist: RT @howardknopf: Access Copyright Gets its Wish for Post-Secondary Tariff Hearing at the Copyright Board http://t.co/te9Q5PcO30
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The IPKat: Law Down Under: New Censorship Bill Passed in Australia

The IPKat: Law Down Under: New Censorship Bill Passed in Australia | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
via @IPKat: Law Down Under: New Censorship Bill Passed in Oz http://t.co/51xfB4SS1u
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Govt’s piracy code next to useless, says govt’s own survey –

Govt’s piracy code next to useless, says govt’s own survey – | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
In trying to sell its piracy legislation, the government commissioned a survey into whether it would stop piracy. Unfortunately for Malcolm Turnbull, his proposed law is not worth a hill of beans.
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The 1709 Blog: High Court quashes UK's right to private copy Regulations

The 1709 Blog: High Court quashes UK's right to private copy Regulations | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
The 1709 Blog: High Court quashes UK's right to private copy Regs cf Aus where we have had private copying since 06. http://t.co/cCsJq32hif
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Internet Piracy rules won’t work, says Husic - Delimiter

Internet Piracy rules won’t work, says Husic - Delimiter | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Labor MP Ed Husic has published a lengthy article arguing new legislation and industry self-regulatory measures pushed by the Government will “do little” to resolve the issue of Internet piracy, arguing the issue is a market problem and needs to be...
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Orphan Works Rumor Not Helpful - The Illusion of More

Orphan Works Rumor Not Helpful - The Illusion of More | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Creators should not get themselves worked up over an Orphan Works proposal that doesn't exist or other hysteria about the copyright review process.
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The 1709 Blog: Slam Dunk in Paris Court for French Sculptor Over Churchill Statue

The 1709 Blog: Slam Dunk in Paris Court for French Sculptor Over Churchill Statue | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
The 1709 Blog: Slam Dunk in Paris Court for French Sculptor Over Churchill #moralrights #copyright Statue..http://t.co/E6aHXUvMqp
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Australia flying blind on free trade agreements, says Productivity Commission

Australia flying blind on free trade agreements, says Productivity Commission | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
On the eve of negotiations expected to finalise a the giant Trans Pacific free trade agreement with 11 of Australia's neighbours the department of foreign affairs has revealed that none of Australia's existing agreements has been subjected to an...
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Neil Young to Take His Music Off Streaming Services

Neil Young to Take His Music Off Streaming Services | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Neil Young is getting ready to remove his music from streaming services like Spotify and Apple Music: "Streaming has ended for me," the rock legend said in a Facebook post Wednesday. Young isn't th...
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Archiving Tech Scans Mobile Apps for Copyright Infringing Content

Archiving Tech Scans Mobile Apps for Copyright Infringing Content | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate has expanded the capability of its mobile apps archiving technology to track copyright infringement in mobile apps and third party mobile app markets.
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Online pirates in UK could soon face up to 10 years in prison

Online pirates in UK could soon face up to 10 years in prison | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
The UK government is considering a law that would increase the maximum penalty for online pirates from 2 years imprisonment to 10.
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Online Copyright Infringement Survey Q&A | Malcolm Turnbull MP

Online Copyright Infringement Survey Q&A | Malcolm Turnbull MP | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
So basically: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ http://t.co/0gk0dfh0XY http://t.co/gWCGwK3FBH
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People who pay for content but also infringe copyright spend more | ZDNet

People who pay for content but also infringe copyright spend more | ZDNet | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
A survey for the Australian government has revealed that users who consume paid content in addition to downloading copyright-infringing content spend more than users who only consume non-infringing content.
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Universal Pictures finds pirated Jurassic World on own localhost, fires off a DMCA takedown

Universal Pictures finds pirated Jurassic World on own localhost, fires off a DMCA takedown | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
There's no place like 127.0.0.1
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The IPKat: Copyright reform through competition law? The Commission’s statement of objections in the pay TV investigation

The IPKat: Copyright reform through competition law? The Commission’s statement of objections in the pay TV investigation | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Copyright reform through competition law? The Commission’s statement of objections in the pay TV investigation http://t.co/0iX6L6UjOK
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Coalition Asks WIPO To Follow Proposed Guidelines To Better Defend IP Rights

Coalition Asks WIPO To Follow Proposed Guidelines To Better Defend IP Rights | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
An international coalition of intellectual property rights defenders wrote a letter to World Intellectual Property Organization Director General Francis Gurry yesterday providing suggested internat...
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This is what would make more Aussies stop pirating

This is what would make more Aussies stop pirating | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
About 80 per cent of Aussie pirates would not stop infringing even if threat of slow speeds or account suspension.
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Australia and UK release online copyright infringement research | Minister for Communications

NEWS: Aus & UK release online #copyright infringement research http://t.co/0HSGs2Xzf9
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The Government's Copyright Infringement Report Has Problems With The Word 'Illegal'

The Government's Copyright Infringement Report Has Problems With The Word 'Illegal' | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
A report on online copyright infringement prepared for and published by the Department of Communications says that almost half of all Australian inter...
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ECJ rules on extent of IP Enforcement Directive cost provision in cross border disputes

ECJ rules on extent of IP Enforcement Directive cost provision in cross border disputes | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
ECJ rules on extent of IP Enforcement Directive cost provision in cross border disputes http://t.co/sBKB2pqn3X
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Digital disruption and copyright

Digital disruption and copyright | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
How can we protect the intellectual property of artists and creators in the digital era?
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The 1709 Blog: Forgive my French: copyright ‘a la carte’ for photographic works

The 1709 Blog: Forgive my French: copyright ‘a la carte’ for photographic works | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
The 1709 Blog: Forgive my French: copyright ‘a la carte’ for photos http://t.co/Lomi3Ueb75
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Hollywood’s Other Piracy Problem: 3-D Printers

Hollywood’s Other Piracy Problem: 3-D Printers | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
The rise of 3-D printing is a looming problem for Hollywood. At this point, most of the printing is by fans who want to trade blueprints and products for free.
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