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WIPO Folklore Talks Stalling; Work Continues On New Draft Text | Intellectual Property Watch

WIPO Folklore Talks Stalling; Work Continues On New Draft Text | Intellectual Property Watch | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Negotiators at the World Intellectual Property Organization this week are struggling to make headway on a draft text of an international instrument for the protection of traditional cultural expressions, or folklore.
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What the U.S. Should Be Doing to Protect Intellectual Property

What the U.S. Should Be Doing to Protect Intellectual Property | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it

Innovation deserves protection.

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Authors Guild v Google: The Fair Use Standard Transformed

Authors Guild v Google: The Fair Use Standard Transformed | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it

The fair use doctrine has fundamentally transformed in recent years.

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U.S. Department of Commerce Recommends Amendments to Statutory Damages Provisions in Copyright Act | USPTO

Washington, D.C.—A report issued today by the U.S.

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Supreme Court takes up copyright case over resold textbooks—again

Supreme Court takes up copyright case over resold textbooks—again | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it

Victorious textbook salesman Supap Kirtsaeng now wants his attorneys' fees.

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The IPKat: Linking to unlawful content: what will the CJEU say?

The IPKat: Linking to unlawful content: what will the CJEU say? | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it

Linking to unlawful content: what will the CJEU say https://t.co/0uDMEwi6mx

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Street Art & Copyright

See our info sheet "Street Art & #copyright " for the legal situation in Australia.

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Spotify Discovers the Marginal Value of Infringement in the Wrong Tail

Spotify Discovers the Marginal Value of Infringement in the Wrong Tail | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it

Millions of unlicensed songs doesn't look like an understandable accident, it looks more like an unacceptable policy. And that would be a policy that is exactly what the compulsory mechanical license was designed to prevent.

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Peter Martin: Spotify won't stop the music

Peter Martin: Spotify won't stop the music | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it

Remember how the internet was going to kill music? Seriously. And before that home taping, the arrival of the radio, and the invention of the record player.

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Government mulls expanded copyright safe harbour

Government mulls expanded copyright safe harbour | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it

Bill could help protect search engines from being sued over piracy

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Netflix Vows to Shut Down Proxy Users Who Bypass Country Restrictions

Netflix Vows to Shut Down Proxy Users Who Bypass Country Restrictions | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it

Netflix says it's going to bring the hammer down on people who circumvent country-based content licensing restrictions using proxies or "unblockers."

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Geo-blocking, VPNs & Copyright

See our info sheet "Geoblocking, VPNs & #copyright " for the legal situation in Australia https://t.co/szHFafYmwy https://t.co/ZwD3nThHGd...

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The 1709 Blog: French Government Ordered to Adopt Decree providing for ISP Compensation

The 1709 Blog: French Government Ordered to Adopt Decree providing for ISP Compensation | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it

French Government Ordered to Adopt Decree providing for ISP Compensation https://t.co/Nm4nXF8XVH #in #3strikes

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Spotify Faces Class Action For Copyright Infringement

Spotify Faces Class Action For Copyright Infringement | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it

The lawsuit alleges that the streaming music service fails to properly compensate artists for the right to reproduce or distribute recordings. It's the latest in the ongoing debate over streaming.

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The 1709 Blog: PRS and PPL lauch a new joint venture for public peformance licensing

The 1709 Blog: PRS and PPL lauch a new joint venture for public peformance licensing | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it

UK: PRS and PPL lauch a new joint venture for public peformance licensing https://t.co/jVkp8Wi8DM via Ben @1709blog

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Netflix’s VPN ban cannot cure TV studios’ chronic headaches

Netflix’s VPN ban cannot cure TV studios’ chronic headaches | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it

Netflix's recent ban on proxies, unblockers and virtual private networks (VPNs) is unlikely to provide a long-term cure to content providers’ chronic headaches.

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IP Osgoode » IP Year in Review 2015: A Look Back on the IP Stories That Will Shape 2016

IP Year in Review 2015: A Look Back on the IP Stories That Will Shape 2016 https://t.co/v29RHmwa54 via @IPOsgoode

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Netflix starts blocking Australian customers from US catalogue

Netflix starts blocking Australian customers from US catalogue | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it

Streaming giant launches geododging crackdown just days after it first announced it would do so.

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TPP is a game changer, says Secretary of Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade https://t.co/DQew56T42A
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EC's 'more careful' copyright approach 'a relief' | The Bookseller

EC's 'more careful' copyright approach 'a relief' | The Bookseller | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it

Richard Mollet, c.e.o of The Publishers Association, has said it is a “relief” to see the European Commission “beginning to appreciate the need to move carefully and proportionately when proposing changes to copyright law”,...

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Monkey can't own copyright on selfie, US court rules

Monkey can't own copyright on selfie, US court rules | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it

Animal rights group PETA has lost its bid to have a monkey awarded the copyright on series of cheeky selfies it took.

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When Chris Hadfield's poignant Space Oddity got taken down, David Bowie came to the rescue

When Chris Hadfield's poignant Space Oddity got taken down, David Bowie came to the rescue | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it

David Bowie once helped perhaps the most poignant ever rendition of his song Space Oddity get back onto YouTube. Commander Hadfield posted his cover of the song, performed on board the International Space Station, in 2013.

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David Bowie Understood the Vital Import of Intellectual Property | RedState

David Bowie Understood the Vital Import of Intellectual Property | RedState | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it

Share on Facebook 1 1 SHARES David Bowie passed away on Sunday. To say he was an innovative guy – would be the largest of understatements. He created, imbued and embodied multiple music personas – reinventing himself over and over again.

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Canadian Access To U.S. Netflix To End ‘In Coming Weeks'

Canadian Access To U.S. Netflix To End ‘In Coming Weeks' | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it

Netflix wants to make all its content available everywhere, but that won't be easy.

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News from the last SCCR of 2015 - 31st session WIPO's Standing Committee on Copyright & Related Rights (SCCR)

The 31st session of WIPO's Standing Committee on Copyright & Related Rights (SCCR), that met in Geneva from 7 to 11 December 2015, had a full agenda that included discussion on the protection of broadcast organizations, limitations and exceptions for libraries and archives, presentation of a study on museums, and two new proposals by member states.

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2016 in Copyright Law and Policy

2016 in Copyright Law and Policy - https://t.co/AW16cMUY2B via terrencehart

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