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7th Circuit agrees: no copyright infringement by Elton John - JSOnline

7th Circuit agrees: no copyright infringement by Elton John - JSOnline | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday affirmed a judge's decision to dismiss a man's claim that Elton John had stolen the lyrics for a hit song.
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Right to be forgotten is unworkable, say peers

Right to be forgotten is unworkable, say peers | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
House of Lords committee condemns regulations being drawn up by European commission and recent ECJ ruling (Right to be forgotten is unworkable, say UK peers http://t.co/zUC8XwekS8)...
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Highlights of Congressional Hearings on Copyright Moral Rights, Termination Rights, Resale Royalty, And Copyright Term | Trademark and Copyright Law

Highlights of Congressional Hearings on Copyright Moral Rights, Termination Rights, Resale Royalty, And Copyright Term | Trademark and Copyright Law | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
On July 15, 2014, the Judiciary Committee of the United States House of Representatives, through its Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the (RT @TheCSUSA: Read @dkluft's useful summary http://t.co/YFBzVyYfa7...
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Police Begin Placing Warning Adverts on 'Pirate' Sites | TorrentFreak

Police Begin Placing Warning Adverts on 'Pirate' Sites | TorrentFreak | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Police in the UK have begun placing ads to warn visitors that the 'pirate' site they're viewing has been reported to authorities.
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Beware the spin behind Australia's copyright law discussion paper | ZDNet

Beware the spin behind Australia's copyright law discussion paper | ZDNet | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Another week, another propaganda-driven proposal from the mind of Australian Attorney-General Brandis. This one assumes that ISPs need to fix other people's broken product distribution models.
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Under Spain's 'Google fee' law, news aggregators must pay publishers

Under Spain's 'Google fee' law, news aggregators must pay publishers | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
A new law in Spain passed requires news aggregators such as Google News to pay publishers a fee if they link to their content.
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Brandis proposes website blocking and piracy crackdown | ZDNet

Brandis proposes website blocking and piracy crackdown | ZDNet | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
A leaked discussion paper from the Australian Attorney-General's Department reveals proposals to implement new legislation to undo the High Court's judgement in the 2012 iiNet copyright infringement case against Hollywood film studios, and force...
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Digital Economy Act copyright regime shelved by UK government

Digital Economy Act copyright regime shelved by UK government | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Digital Economy Act copyright regime shelved by UK government http://t.co/QdKMVgpxEp
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26 questions EU regulators want Google to answer - Digits - WSJ

26 questions EU regulators want Google to answer - Digits - WSJ | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
European Union privacy watchdogs grilled Google Inc. and other search engines for two hours on Thursday on how they are implementing the bloc’s new “right to be forgotten” online--and then gave them homework to do by next week, too.
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‘Expendables 3’ Leaks Online, Pirated Copy Downloaded 189,000 Times in 24 Hours

‘Expendables 3’ Leaks Online, Pirated Copy Downloaded 189,000 Times in 24 Hours | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
A DVD-quality copy of actioner "The Expendables 3," starring Sylvester Stallone, has been downloaded via piracy sites more than 189,000 times over a 24-hour period -- three weeks ahead of the U.S. ...
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Copyright Office Won't Process FilmOn's Cable-License Application 07/24/2014

Copyright Office Won't Process FilmOn's Cable-License Application 07/24/2014 | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Copyright Office Won't Process FilmOn's Cable-License Application - 07/24/2014 (Copyright Office Won't Process FilmOn's Cable-License Application http://t.co/XYUPGiFi1h)...
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First Dog on the Moon on ... is this sexism?

First Dog on the Moon on ... is this sexism? | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Jacqui Lambie was lambasted after she talked about her sex life on the radio. But did she deserve such a backlash? asks First Dog on the Moon (RT @mariekehardy: 'Regular folk are being elected to parliament it is unnatural!
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The 1709 Blog: Getting to grips with reality: when copyright claims grow out of proportion

The 1709 Blog: Getting to grips with reality: when copyright claims grow out of proportion | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
UK @1709blog : When copyright claims grow out of proportion http://t.co/VoU7TGy5Aq [reminds one of Leuthold v CBC http://t.co/Pjxf6yQWbl]
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Scintilla:Intellectual Property at Allens: Protecting designs in the age of 3D Printing

Scintilla:Intellectual Property at Allens: Protecting designs in the age of 3D Printing | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Protecting designs in the age of 3D Printing http://t.co/X8gUXh4a9r #design #in
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Napster Owner Rhapsody Passes 2M Paying Users As It Extends unRadio To Europe | TechCrunch

Napster Owner Rhapsody Passes 2M Paying Users As It Extends unRadio To Europe  | TechCrunch | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
In 2012, Rhapsody nabbed the European assets of streaming service Napster, covering the UK and Germany, to fill out its 2011 acquisition of Napster in the..
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Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2014-07-28 | Barry Sookman

Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2014-07-28 | Barry Sookman | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Under Spain's 'Google fee' law, news aggregators must pay publishers http://t.co/QTlGThEUxm -> Plea to end music piracy - Fiji Times Online http://t.co/1VjK56k9Xx -> Dr.
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Recording Industry Sues Ford, GM Over "CD-Ripping" Vehicles

Recording Industry Sues Ford, GM Over "CD-Ripping" Vehicles | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
While it's usually perfectly legal for you to put the music you buy on a hard drive for your own use, the makers of the technology that rip your CDs into MP3s (or other formats) may be breaking the...
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Japan to Crack Down on Anime and Manga Piracy | TorrentFreak

Japan to Crack Down on Anime and Manga Piracy | TorrentFreak | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
The Japanese government alongside 15 leading producers and distributors of anime and manga are set to begin a huge anti-piracy campaign against 580 sites.
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Plea to end piracy - Fiji Times Online

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Plea to end music piracy - Fiji Times Online http://t.co/1VjK56k9Xx
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Should a person go to prison for stealing virtual goods?

Should a person go to prison for stealing virtual goods? | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
The UK Government's senior adviser in intellectual property issues, MP Mike Weatherley, has made the news by suggesting that theft of articles in online env (Should a person go to prison for stealing virtual goods?
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USPTO and NTIA Continue Efforts to Reform DMCA Notice-Takedown Process | EDUCAUSE.edu

USPTO and NTIA Continue Efforts to Reform DMCA Notice-Takedown Process | EDUCAUSE.edu | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
USPTO and NTIA Continue Efforts to Reform DMCA Notice-Takedown Process http://t.co/i2J8OlL5wD
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Putin signs law that could end up blocking Facebook and Twitter in Russia

Putin signs law that could end up blocking Facebook and Twitter in Russia | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
The law requires web services operating in Russia to store citizens’ data in local facilities. It’s supposed to protect Russians from overseas hackers, but the censorship potential is clear.
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The Golden Age of Piracy - Projects - ABC Arts

The Golden Age of Piracy - Projects - ABC Arts | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
The Golden Age of Piracy explores the evolution, motivation and attitudes behind Australia’s high rates of piracy and the slow demise of the cultural institution that is the local video store Interviews Jeffery Katzenberg DreamWorks Cory Docotorow...
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Government flags copyright crackdown to overturn iiNet decision –

Government flags copyright crackdown to overturn iiNet decision – | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
The government wants to make it easier for the copyright industry to sue ISPs and force them to censor the internet, according to a draft paper about to be circulated.
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The 1709 Blog: How much do European scriptwriters earn?

The 1709 Blog: How much do European scriptwriters earn? | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
How much do European scriptwriters earn? http://t.co/VNp6xD1Qm2 survey #in
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EC releases consultation report on EU copyright rules: http://t.co/1XymoPjcKc
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