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Google Admits to Taking Down 180 Million Infringing Videos from YouTube in 2014 Alone

Google Admits to Taking Down 180 Million Infringing Videos from YouTube in 2014 Alone | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
If you follow the Google Transparency Report, you will have seen this official Google description of what the report measures: Google regularly receives requests from copyright owners and reporting...
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Three Years After SOPA Crashed and Burned, Congress Seeks Copyright Update - Nextgov

Three Years After SOPA Crashed and Burned, Congress Seeks Copyright Update - Nextgov | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
The backlash over the Stop Online Piracy Act still has lawmakers skittish.
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Why is Fair Use Good for Authors? | Authors Alliance

Why is Fair Use Good for Authors? | Authors Alliance | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Authors Alliance Co-Founder Pamela Samuelson Authors and artists rely on copyright’s doctrine of fair use far more than they may realize. February 23-28 is
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The 1709 Blog: Loser pays? This might be buyer or seller when it comes to artists' resale royalties says CJEU

The 1709 Blog: Loser pays? This might be buyer or seller when it comes to artists' resale royalties says CJEU | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Loser pays? This might be buyer or seller when it comes to artists' resale royalties says CJEU http://t.co/L4UaEvSoCZ
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Piracy Lawsuits Dominated By Just Three Movie Companies | TorrentFreak

Piracy Lawsuits Dominated By Just Three Movie Companies | TorrentFreak | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
A new study into IP litigation over the past 20 years has revealed that file-sharing has transformed copyright litigation in the United States.
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Viacom Sues Nickelodeon Streaming Pirates | TorrentFreak

Viacom Sues Nickelodeon Streaming Pirates | TorrentFreak | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Viacom has decided to get tough with a website streaming its content online without permission.
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IP Osgoode » Yahoo! Vs RTI: a new era for ISP’s liability in Italy?

Yahoo! Vs RTI: a new era for ISP’s liability in Italy? http://t.co/s6yHGnpp5z
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Federal judge SLAPPs down Pandora's 1st Amendment defense

Federal judge SLAPPs down Pandora's 1st Amendment defense | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
A federal judge has denied Pandora 's motion to dismiss the copyright-infringement claims brought by pre-1972 recording artists, finding that the online webcaster's free-speech rights don't bar artists from demanding royalties for the songs...
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Apple ordered to pay $533M over iTunes-related patent infringement

Apple ordered to pay $533M over iTunes-related patent infringement | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Apple Inc has been ordered to pay $532.9 million US after a federal jury in Texas found that its iTunes software infringed three patents owned by patent licensing firm Smartflash LLC.
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jiplp: High Court employs ‘intention to target’ approach to determine application of UK copyright law

jiplp: High Court employs ‘intention to target’ approach to determine application of UK copyright law | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
High Court employs ‘intention to target’ approach to determine application of UK copyright law http://t.co/CdL43yDpug #in
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Will 2015 Be The Year Piracy Dies?

Will 2015 Be The Year Piracy Dies? | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
The Pirate Bay is up. No wait, down. Try this one instead. Kickass Torrents had its domain seized. Oh wait it’s over here now. Demonoid isn̵...
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Fair Use Is Not An Exception to Copyright, It's Essential to Copyright - EFF

Fair Use Is Not An Exception to Copyright, It's Essential to Copyright - EFF | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Over the past two years, as talk of copyright reform has escalated, we’ve also heard complaints about the supposed expansion of fair use, or "fair use creep.” That kind of talk woefully misunderstands how fair use works.
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International comparison of approaches to online copyright enforcement - Publications - GOV.UK

Report features tackling on line piracy, enforcement and infringement.
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Copyright Monopoly Fraudsters Need To Go To Jail With Heavy Damages | TorrentFreak

Copyright Monopoly Fraudsters Need To Go To Jail With Heavy Damages | TorrentFreak | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
It shouldn't even be controversial. If you're lying about holding a copyright monopoly to something, you're infringing on that work's distribution, and should suffer the same penalties as any other infringer does today.
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NSW Premier Mike Baird Tried To Make A Viral Video, Ended Up Infringing Copyright Instead

NSW Premier Mike Baird Tried To Make A Viral Video, Ended Up Infringing Copyright Instead | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Whups.
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The Future of the US Copyright Office

The Future of the US Copyright Office | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
The Future of the US Copyright Office - http://t.co/JViFDl1B9x via @terrencehart
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The IPKat: BREAKING NEWS: CJEU says that Member States are free to determine who must pay droit de suite royalty

The IPKat: BREAKING NEWS: CJEU says that Member States are free to determine who must pay droit de suite royalty | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
The IPKat: BREAKING NEWS: CJEU says that Member States are free to choose who must pay resale royalty #copyright http://t.co/HKCA3EXo8P
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Judgment day looms for Australian web pirates

Judgment day looms for Australian web pirates | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Australians will have to wait until mid-March to learn whether they are likely to be pursued for online piracy as part of a landmark court case that could enable TV and movie rights holders to sue thousands of people.
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Documentarians, Fair Use and Best Practices

Documentarians, Fair Use and Best Practices | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
The Center for Social Media showcases and analyzes media for public knowledge and action—media made by, for, and with publics to address the problems that they share.
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IPwars.com | IP Australia consults on red tape streamlining and costing

IP Australia has issued consultation papers on removing red tape and other streamlining options
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Wyrmwood: have you seen Australia's most pirated movie yet?

Wyrmwood: have you seen Australia's most pirated movie yet? | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Kiah and Tristan Roache-Turner’s zombie flick breaks all the rules, not least in offering screenings-to-order – just as well given its illegal download count
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Strong copyright protection in free trade means fair and meaningful market access for creators

Strong copyright protection in free trade means fair and meaningful market access for creators | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
President Barack Obama has said that the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) will be different from previous free trade agreements.
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Brandis snubbed consumer groups, ISPs in piracy debate | ZDNet

Brandis snubbed consumer groups, ISPs in piracy debate | ZDNet | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Australian Attorney-General George Brandis did not officially meet with internet service providers or consumer rights groups a single time in the 10 months spent planning a crackdown on online copyright infringement, according to documents obtained...
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Rebecca Tushnet's 43(B)log: New article on innovation in copyright licensing

New article on innovation in copyright licensing http://t.co/jfuo3zy6nt #in
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US Congressional Leaders Blast WIPO Lisbon Treaty Negotiations

US Congressional Leaders Blast WIPO Lisbon Treaty Negotiations | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
The top bipartisan members of the United States Senate and House of Representatives responsible for trade, legal and intellectual property issues today sent a strongly worded letter to World Intell...
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