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How a Dancing Baby Struck a Blow for Fair Use

A federal appeals this week held that copyright holders must consider fair use before sending a DMCA takedown notice. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook to crack down on pirated videos

Facebook is improving its technology to better identify videos uploaded to its site without the permission of copyright holders. The move comes amid an explosion in the amount of video viewed on Facebook, posted by regular users, publishers and advertisers alike.  Alongside the uptick in video... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2015-08-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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European court rules that libraries can digitize books

The European Union's highest court has ruled that libraries can digitize books without the permission of copyright holders. The court argues that libraries have the right to provide free information to the public and don't need to obtain licensing if they want to make books available to users... Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Judge rules against authors in Google Books copyright infringement case

Google's Books project, which has indexed millions of titles and made them available online, hasn't always been on completely solid legal footing. After all, Books operates without the permission of authors, which has understandably drawn some ire from copyright holders, not to mention other web ... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2013-11-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fair use copyright law "would create uncertainty"

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 07/04/2011 - 09:06 Introducing an American-style "fair use" exception for intellectual property would result in greater uncertainty for copyright holders, the Society of Authors and Association of Authors Agents have claimed. Both... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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