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EXCESS COPYRIGHT: Possible Fallout From the Copyright Board’s Access Copyright Provincial And Territorial Government Decision

EXCESS COPYRIGHT: Possible Fallout From the Copyright Board’s Access Copyright Provincial And Territorial Government Decision | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Possible Fallout From the Copyright Board’s Access Copyright Provincial And Territorial Government Decision http://t.co/v2RkVGh7ny #ACdeal
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Microsoft's Windows app stores still 'cesspool' of copyright infringement - CNET

Microsoft's Windows app stores still 'cesspool' of copyright infringement - CNET | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
The software maker is struggling to make sure its online stores are clean, well-lighted places for apps, even as it readies the update to its Windows operating system.
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Labor expected to back anti-piracy, site blocking legislation

Labor expected to back anti-piracy, site blocking legislation | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Labor is expected to back a bill before parliament that would result in the blocking of websites facilitating piracy - but only if certain safeguards are agreed to by the Abbott government.
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Dallas Buyers Club foreshadows more piracy suits | ZDNet

Dallas Buyers Club foreshadows more piracy suits | ZDNet | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Voltage pictures has indicated that its court battle with iiNet and other ISPs over 4,726 alleged downloaders of Dallas Buyers Club is just the start.
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Canadian Piracy Rates Plummet as Industry Points to Effectiveness of Copyright Notice-and-Notice System - Michael Geist

Canadian Piracy Rates Plummet as Industry Points to Effectiveness of Copyright Notice-and-Notice System - Michael Geist | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Canada's copyright notice-and-notice system took effect earlier this year, leading to thousands of notifications being forwarded by Internet providers to their subscribers.
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The 1709 Blog: Spotify leak puts streaming royalties in focus

The 1709 Blog: Spotify leak puts streaming royalties in focus | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Spotify leak puts streaming royalties in focus http://t.co/QkTjr75mfY #in
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'Godzilla' Strikes Cannes As Copyright Holder Sues Voltage Over Anne Hathaway Pic For Sale At Festival

'Godzilla' Strikes Cannes As Copyright Holder Sues Voltage Over Anne Hathaway Pic For Sale At Festival | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
The giant lizard usually brings death and destruction and of late lawsuits too. With the long festering battle between Legendary Pictures and ejected producers Roy Lee, Dan Lin and Doug Davison ove...
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The IPKat: Enforcing copyright in Turin may be more than just a good idea

The IPKat: Enforcing copyright in Turin may be more than just a good idea | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
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Dallas Buyers Club firm sued for Godzilla copyright infringement | ZDNet

Dallas Buyers Club firm sued for Godzilla copyright infringement | ZDNet | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
The company chasing some 4,700 Australians for infringing on the copyright of Dallas Buyers Club is facing its own lawsuit for copyright infringement over an adaption of Godzilla.
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Rebecca Tushnet's 43(B)log: Garcia v. Google reversed; many sigh in relief

Garcia v. Google reversed; many sigh in relief http://t.co/MrYc7vR3EU #usa #cop #in
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The 1709 Blog: WIPO Magazine takes a look at copyright

The 1709 Blog: WIPO Magazine takes a look at copyright | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
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What does it mean for me if I downloaded the Dallas Buyers Club movie? | the iiNet Blog

What does it mean for me if I downloaded the Dallas Buyers Club movie? | the iiNet Blog | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
What does it mean for me if I downloaded the Dallas Buyers Club movie? | the iiNet Blog http://t.co/shXHxizBKh
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EU: Blocking access to file-sharing sites 'ineffective' against piracy | ZDNet

EU: Blocking access to file-sharing sites 'ineffective' against piracy | ZDNet | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
New research shows censorship and site-blocking is not an effective method against piracy.
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Arthur Conan Doyle's estate is suing Miramax over 'Mr. Holmes'

Arthur Conan Doyle's estate is suing Miramax over 'Mr. Holmes' | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
The plot has thickened for Mr. Holmes, the upcoming film based on the later life of the world’s most famous detective, and not in a good way. The...
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Dallas Buyers Club piracy case: ISPs want $108,000 before they hands over alleged pirates' identities

Dallas Buyers Club piracy case: ISPs want $108,000 before they hands over alleged pirates' identities | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
The owners of the Hollywood film Dallas Buyers Club are being asked in a landmark piracy case to pay $108,000 in security before several Australian ISPs divulge to them the identities of their customers alleged to have illicitly shared the film...
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CBS 'Supergirl' Pilot Leaks to Piracy Sites

CBS 'Supergirl' Pilot Leaks to Piracy Sites | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
High-quality copies of the pilot for CBS drama "Supergirl" -- which isn't set to air on the Eye until November -- leaked onto file-sharing pirate sites early Friday. The episode is available in up ...
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New Act Protecting Geographical Indications Adopted At WIPO

New Act Protecting Geographical Indications Adopted At WIPO | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Today, a small number of World Intellectual Property Organization members adopted a new Geneva Act of a treaty protecting appellations of origin and geographical indications. The Act is the revisio...
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Piracy site-blocking Bill limits right to expression: Committee | ZDNet

Piracy site-blocking Bill limits right to expression: Committee | ZDNet | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
The Australian parliamentary committee for human rights has said that legislation to block websites that infringe on copyright may limit the right to expression.
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The IPKat: Enforcing copyright in Turin may be more than just a good idea

The IPKat: Enforcing copyright in Turin may be more than just a good idea | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
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Couples should 'ensure copyright' of their wedding photos, say lawyers

Couples should 'ensure copyright' of their wedding photos, say lawyers | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Wedding photos are meant to be personal memories that last a lifetime. But if couples do not ensure they own the copyright of images of their big occasion, they could end up being used by other parties.
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9th Circuit judges rip into Prenda Law copyright trolling scheme

9th Circuit judges rip into Prenda Law copyright trolling scheme | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
"They should have taken the 5th... They were engaged in extortion."
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DCA Releases New Report on Ad-Supported Piracy - The Illusion of More

DCA Releases New Report on Ad-Supported Piracy - The Illusion of More | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
The DCA - Digital Citizens Alliance has released its second report on ad-supported piracy.
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The 1709 Blog: WIPO Magazine takes a look at copyright

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iiNet to offer pro-bono services to Dallas Buyers Club infringers | ZDNet

iiNet to offer pro-bono services to Dallas Buyers Club infringers | ZDNet | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
iiNet has said it will alert the customers who have had their names and details handed over to Voltage Pictures for alleged online copyright infringement and will work to provide pro-bono legal services to customers.
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A court ruling on “The Innocence of Muslims” is a big win for Google—and for Hollywood studios

A court ruling on “The Innocence of Muslims” is a big win for Google—and for Hollywood studios | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
The judges struck down an order preventing the film's posting to YouTube.
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