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Aereo Reloaded: The Cable-TV Provider? - American University Intellectual Property Brief

Aereo Reloaded: The Cable-TV Provider? - American University Intellectual Property Brief | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Aereo Reloaded: The Cable-TV Provider?
American University Intellectual Property Brief
Earlier this year, Aereo contacted the U.S.
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The 1709 Blog: More on US copyright and retransmissions

The 1709 Blog: More on US copyright and retransmissions | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
The 1709 Blog: More on US copyright and retransmissions http://t.co/RoE7CB94Kn
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High court told to hear copyright case

High court told to hear copyright case | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
The Supreme Court has been asked to take up a case on copyrighting computer commands.
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UK Libraries Protest Ridiculous Copyright Laws By Showing Empty Cases Of Works They Can't Display | Techdirt

UK Libraries Protest Ridiculous Copyright Laws By Showing Empty Cases Of Works They Can't Display | Techdirt | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
A bunch of libraries in the UK are protesting ridiculous copyright terms by displaying empty cases where they say letters written during World War I should go, but won't, because figuring out how to properly license the work under copyright law...
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Case of Sherlock Holmes copyright closes after US supreme court refuses appeal

Case of Sherlock Holmes copyright closes after US supreme court refuses appeal | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Justices decline to hear an appeal by the estate of Arthur Conan Doyle about whether authors owe fees for using famed detective
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Film studios could use retained data to sue torrenters | ZDNet

Film studios could use retained data to sue torrenters | ZDNet | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has confirmed that copyright holders could sue ISPs to get hold of data retained as part of the government's mandatory data-retention regime.
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Belgian and French copyright laws ban photos of EP buildings

Belgian and French copyright laws ban photos of EP buildings | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
An obscure clause in EU copyright rules means no one can publish photos of public buildings in Belgium, including of the EU parliament, without first asking permission from the rights owners.
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The IPKat: What is the recent Spanish IP reform all about copyright-wise?

The IPKat: What is the recent Spanish IP reform all about copyright-wise? | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
What is the recent Spanish IP reform all about copyright-wise? http://t.co/4pSFUL1506
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Marvel is forcing Google to turn over the leaker of the 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' trailer

Marvel is forcing Google to turn over the leaker of the 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' trailer | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
After the first trailer for Avengers: Age of Ultron leaked, Marvel played it cool: the company sent takedown notices for the trailer, but soon released an official version, and even made light of...
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FCC moves to treat online video like cable, a boon for Aereo

FCC moves to treat online video like cable, a boon for Aereo | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Chairman Wheeler: Video competition rules shouldn't be a barrier to innovation.
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Woman successfully sues Google for showing her with 'part of her breast exposed' on Street View

Woman successfully sues Google for showing her with 'part of her breast exposed' on Street View | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Google has been ordered to pay damages to a woman in Montreal after she was photographed by the company’s Street View cars sitting outside her house with “part of her breast exposed”.
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Google Glass Now Banned in US Movie Theaters Over Piracy Fears | TorrentFreak

Google Glass Now Banned in US Movie Theaters Over Piracy Fears | TorrentFreak | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
The MPAA and the National Association of Theatre Owners have officially banned Google Glass and other wearables from movie theaters today.
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CJEU rules on whether ‘framing’ amounts to copyright infringement | Lexology

CJEU rules on whether ‘framing’ amounts to copyright infringement | Lexology | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
On 21 October 2014 the CJEU had to decide in the case of Bestwater whether embedding content in a website via "framing" constitutes "communication to…
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When It Comes to Graffiti and Copyright, the Writing Is Not Always On the Wall | Columbia Law School

Interesting to see .@ColumbiaLaw event on Street art & #copyright. http://t.co/GgK8OfaVNV See also our info sheet http://t.co/HWHJc4QIdh
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Comcast Sent 1,000,000 Copyright Alerts to 'Pirating' Subscribers | TorrentFreak

Comcast Sent 1,000,000 Copyright Alerts to 'Pirating' Subscribers | TorrentFreak | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
The six-strikes Copyright Alert System has been active for a while but recently Comcast reached a new milestone when the ISP sent out its one millionth copyright warning.
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Disney Patents a Piracy Free Search Engine | TorrentFreak

Disney Patents a Piracy Free Search Engine | TorrentFreak | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Disney has just obtained a patent for a search engine that ranks sites based on various "authenticity" factors.
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Creative Talk | Brett Cottle - YouTube

CEO Brett Cottle talks online piracy, his career, making the tough decisions, what he enjoys in his down time and, of course, music. Tune in to find out more...
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The IPKat: Link and threat? Why the story with hyperlinks and copyright is not over yet

The IPKat: Link and threat? Why the story with hyperlinks and copyright is not over yet | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Link and threat? Why the story with hyperlinks and copyright is not over yet http://t.co/qdRwVja6r1
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The IPKat: Can there be copyright in one's own bottom? And what about a bottom pose?

The IPKat: Can there be copyright in one's own bottom? And what about a bottom pose? | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Can there be copyright in one's own bottom? And what about a bottom pose? http://t.co/uQo4kI0foc
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Australia in limbo as Europe embraces Google ‘tax’

Australia in limbo as Europe embraces Google ‘tax’ | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Spain has joined Germany in imposing a fee on aggregators such as Google News for the use of copyrighted material, but such a scheme is unlikely to get off the ground in Australia, according to the...
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The 1709 Blog: Is there copyright in the taste of a cheese?

The 1709 Blog: Is there copyright in the taste of a cheese? | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Because it is Friday - The 1709 Blog: Is there copyright in the taste of a cheese? http://t.co/WBX0GLiVQk
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The 1709 Blog: Economics of Copyright: a new title for students and teachers

The 1709 Blog: Economics of Copyright: a new title for students and teachers | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
Economics of Copyright: a new title for students and teachers http://t.co/lYPEATeqKM #i
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Pirate Site Operator Slapped With $10 Million in Damages | TorrentFreak

Pirate Site Operator Slapped With $10 Million in Damages | TorrentFreak | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
A U.S. federal court in Oregon has signed a judgment ordering the operator of several tiny streaming sites to pay $10 million in damages to ABS-CBN.
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The 1709 Blog: Orphan works and unpublished works - unloved or much loved? Are moves being adopted to foster better care?

The 1709 Blog: Orphan works and unpublished works - unloved or much loved? Are moves being adopted to foster better care? | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
unpublished works - unloved or much loved? Are moves being adopted to foster better care? http://t.co/uflRwY7YdX In Oz too #in
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Spain Passes Much-Debated Intellectual Property Law - Hollywood Reporter

Spain Passes Much-Debated Intellectual Property Law  - Hollywood Reporter | Copyright news and views from around the world | Scoop.it
After more than a year in the works, Spain passed on Thursday its Intellectual Property Law, with its hotly debated, so-called Google tax that allows for f...
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