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Flickr alters its DMCA policy to preserve more user information.
Microsoft-Yahoo deal faces antitrust scrutiny.
Lawyer who leaked BALCO information released from prison after serving [...]Continue Reading →
Apple recently banned an e-book reading application called Eucalyptus from the iPhone app store. Eucalyptus doesn’t actually contain any books, but it allows users to retrieve classic books in the public domain from Project Gutenberg. Apple banned the seemingly harmless app because one of the books archived at Project Gutenberg and therefore retrievable [...]Continue Reading →
A battle has long been underway in the virtual world; rights holders such as video game producer Electronic Arts (EA) want to protect their proprietary software to the greatest extent possible while end-users playing the games often find the means of protection, commonly known as Digital Rights Management (DRM) to be overly restrictive. DRM [...]Continue Reading →
On November 26, 2008 By Abbey Morrow January 26, 2014
As technology continues to advance, copyright owners must continue to be ever vigilant for new avenues of infringement. The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) recently filed suit against RealNetworks, Inc., the creator of the RealDVD software, seeking an injunction to prevent this software from being distributed. The suit is based [...]Continue Reading →
Here’s a common Web 2.0 model: a company creates an online presence promoting user generated content. Before long, the majority of the content generated by users is copyrighted material. If there’s copyright infringement here, who’s liable? The user? The company? The Internet service provider that makes it all possible?Continue Reading →
Most of you have probably already seen the above video by now. After all, if there’s one thing that Ally McBeal taught us, it’s that there’s nothing better than a dancing baby–at least if that baby is dancing to legally licensed music. Hear that song in the background? It’s Prince’s “Let’s Go Crazy,” and [...]Continue Reading →
A federal judge recently ordered Google to turn over to Viacom all of YouTube’s viewers’ records, which not only include every video ever watched but also YouTube viewer’s log-in names and IP addresses. The judge also granted a motion for a protective order to safeguard Google’s search code, characterizing it as a trade secret. The [...]Continue Reading →
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