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Youtube looking to get into the movie rental business.
Amazon makes amend for deleting Orwell from Kindles.
Open-source digital camera developed at Stanford.
Annie Leibovitz’s story underscores the danger [...]Continue Reading →
YouTube and the music industry might have finally found a way to work together. Google, YouTube’s owner, and Universal Music Group (UMG) announced the upcoming launch of their new site, VEVO. YouTube’s Chris Maxcy describes VEVO as “a music and video entertainment hub that will feature UMG’s premium video content.” Viewers will be [...]Continue Reading →
On March 12, 2009 By Steven Reilly July 24, 2010
Venomous debates and negotiations between YouTube/Google and content owners are nothing new, but they have just gone to the next level. In the United Kingdom, Google and PRS for Music (the overseas equivalent of ASCAP/BMI) have so far failed to reach an agreement on the payment of royalties for the broadcasting [...]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 →
On March 13, 2007 Viacom filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against YouTube and Google claiming that,
YouTube has harnessed technology to willfully infringe copyrights on a huge scale by taking the value of creative content on a massive scale for YouTube’s benefit without payment or license.
YouTube recently suffered a blow [...]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 →
For those who grew up in the Napster era, the music industry’s emphatic protection of its copyrights in music content is very familiar territory. However, the aggressive shutdown of music download websites has plagued the music industry as a bad public relations move for many years. Despite a shift to legalized digital downloading, the Continue Reading →
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