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Judge Sets Tentative Schedule for Internet Archive Copyright Case

Under the August 31 order, the closely watched case over book scanning and lending is to be ready for trial by November 2021. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Internet Archive to Publishers: Drop ‘Needless’ Copyright Lawsuit and Work with Us

During a 30-minute Zoom press conference on July 22, Internet Archive founder Brewster Kahle urged the four major publishers suing over the organization’s book scanning efforts to consider settling the dispute in the boardroom, rather than the courtroom. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Copyright Takes Center Stage at AAP Annual Meeting

The Association of American Publishers marked its 50th anniversary with a 90-minute virtual annual meeting on June 1 that touched on the changes that have taken place in recent years as the organization has scaled back some of its operations and refocused its priorities. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers Charge the Internet Archive with Copyright Infringement

Four publishers filed a lawsuit on Monday charging the Internet Archive with copyright infringement and asking for an injunction to prevent the IA’s scanning, public display, and distribution of literary works. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Covid-19 is no defence for undermining copyright, IPA states

The International Publishers Association (IPA) has reaffirmed the importance of copyright law, stating the Covid-19 pandemic "does not make copyright protection less viable or infringement less unlawful." Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-27 10:06:18 UTC ]
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Supreme Court Copyright Ruling Could Shake Up Legal Publishing

In a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court this week held that annotations added to the State of Georgia’s legal code are not eligible for copyright protection. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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In Tbilisi, Georgia Plans World Book and Copyright Day Online

On April 23, the Georgian Publishers and Booksellers Association expects to stream a busy World Book and Copyright Day program. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson ‘Uniting Our Forces’ n Tbilisi, the Georgian Publishers and Booksellers Association chair Gvantsa Jobava has... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-04-14 04:30:28 UTC ]
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'Protect and respect gold-standard copyright regime', APPG tells government

The All-Party Parliamentary Group for Publishing has published a new report, asking the government to "protect and respect" the UK’s gold-standard copyright regime. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-05 03:14:22 UTC ]
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Audible settles copyright lawsuit with publishers over audiobook captions

Seven publishers had sued the audiobook giant last July, claiming that its audio-to-text service Captions was unauthorisedAfter months of back and forth, Audible has settled in a copyright lawsuit with major publishers over its plan to introduce captions to their recordings, a proposal that the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-01-15 14:00:06 UTC ]
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Maria Strong Appointed Acting Register of Copyrights

Strong will step in while a permanent replacement is sought for Register of Copyrights Karyn Temple, who announced last week that she is leaving the Copyright Office to accept a new position at the Motion Picture Association. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Register of Copyrights Karyn Temple Is Leaving

Temple earned strong reviews over her eight years at the Copyright Office, including the last three years as its leader. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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SoA calls on government to commit to future EU copyright law

Ahead of Brexit and the imminent General Election, the Society of Authors has called for a commitment from the next government to follow future EU copyright law and the EU’s Digital Single Market Strategy, and to remain within Creative Europe or else increase domestic funding for the arts. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-21 19:26:00 UTC ]
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Audible looks to end Captions copyright lawsuit in US

Lawyers for Audible say the legal action against its Captions programme could soon be over, in a letter to the court.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-24 22:09:08 UTC ]
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Audible insists Captions copyright lawsuit must be dismissed

Lawyers for Audible are insisting a federal court should reject a copyright lawsuit filed by seven publishers against its Captions speech-to-text feature. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-25 01:04:56 UTC ]
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In New Filing, Audible Lawyers Insist ‘Captions’ Copyright Case Should Be Tossed

Lawyers for Audible are doubling down on their claim that a lawsuit filed by seven publishers over Audible’s forthcoming Captions program is fundamentally a contract dispute. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Audible calls for court to dismiss Captions copyright lawsuit

Audible has argued a federal court to reject a copyright lawsuit filed by seven publishers against its Captions speech-to-text feature.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-17 07:45:07 UTC ]
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In Filings, Audible Says 'Captions' Copyright Case Should Be Dismissed

In a pair of briefs, Audible argued that Captions is simply a tool for enhancing audiobooks, and rejected what they see as an attempt to “paint Audible and its customers as copyright pirates guilty of ‘classic, willful' copyright infringement.’ Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Government should consult with publishers on EU copyright law waiver, says report

Publishers should be given a waiver on part of the EU’s recently passed Digital Single Market Directive regarding licensing deals for links to their content, a new report recommends. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-31 04:34:34 UTC ]
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NZ considers changes to copyright law as part of promise to help end global 'book famine'

An estimated 90% of all written works worldwide are not available in accessible formats. New Zealand is implementing the Marrakesh Treaty to help change that. Continue reading at 'The Conversation'

[ The Conversation | 2019-07-23 20:01:52 UTC ]
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‘Africa Rising’ Day Two: Indigenous Languages, Copyright, Youth, Education and Action

As the International Publishers Association’s Africa Seminar in Nairobi moves into its second day, priority issues come into focus, and the trends appear. The post ‘Africa Rising’ Day Two: Indigenous Languages, Copyright, Youth, Education and Action appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-15 05:30:25 UTC ]
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