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Possible copyright changes could mean more money for Inuit artists

Whatever price artists get from their initial sale is, currently, all the money they'll ever receive from their art — though that could change if the federal government reforms Canada's copyright law to give artists a cut of resales. Continue reading at 'CBC'

[ CBC | 2022-09-10 08:00:00 UTC ]
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Google's new tool will let EU publishers get paid for longer news snippets in search

Google has inked agreements with over 300 news publications in Germany, Hungary, France, Austria, the Netherlands and Ireland that would allow it to publish snippets of their stories on Search. The tech giant has announced the development in a blog post, where it has also launched new tool that... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2022-05-11 10:25:45 UTC ]
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The Morning After: You can’t copyright AI-created art

Welcome back! The US Copyright Office (USCO) is again refusing to grant copyright for a work of art that was created by an artificial intelligence system. Dr. Stephen Thaler attempted to copyright a piece of art titled A Recent Entrance to Paradise, claiming in a second request for... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2022-02-22 12:15:53 UTC ]
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The Morning After: Adidas' first NFT drop made $23 million

If you’ve started to generally understand the ebbs and flows of cryptocurrencies, the volatility of Bitcoin and the rest, and started to comprehend why blockchain tech has a big future beyond Dogecoin, it probably means you’re late to the NFT party. Non-fungible tokens are, well, unique. (That’s... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2021-12-20 12:13:50 UTC ]
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Who Owns a Recipe? A Plagiarism Claim Has Cookbook Authors Asking.

U.S. copyright law protects all kinds of creative material, but recipe creators are mostly powerless in an age and a business that are all about sharing. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-11-29 21:11:57 UTC ]
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Marvel sues to retain control of Avengers characters

The comics giant has issued lawsuits in a bid to hold on to the copyright of heroes including Spider-Man and Iron ManMarvel has filed a series of lawsuits in a bid to retain full control of characters including Spider-Man and Iron Man.The complaints, which were obtained by the Hollywood... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-09-27 14:40:42 UTC ]
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Locast shuts down, but the fight over local channel streaming continues

Watching local channels just got a lot more expensive unless you can use an antenna. Locast, a nonprofit service that used a loophole in copyright law to stream local TV channels on the cheap, delivered a blow to cord cutters this week by abruptly suspending its operations.Read Full Story Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2021-09-02 15:10:40 UTC ]
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Locast loses legal protections that keep its local TV streaming service alive

A company purporting to improve access to local TV stations for people who can’t access the signal via traditional means has been dealt a blow by a New York Court. Locast has lost the courtroom skirmish started by CBS, ABC, NBC and Fox, which said that the company was violating their copyright.... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2021-09-01 10:42:15 UTC ]
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AI startup Boomy looks to turn the music industry on its ear

Music publishers have been on a spending spree in recent years, buying the catalogs and copyrights for songs of famous musicians at a frantic pace. Last December, Universal Music Publishing Group bought up Bob Dylan’s entire discography in a deal estimated at more than $300 million. Similarly,... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2021-08-22 16:00:37 UTC ]
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There's a long history of dances being pilfered for profit – and TikTok is the latest battleground

In choreography, the gray areas of copyright law make it difficult to determine what constitutes copyright infringement or plagiarism. Continue reading at 'The Conversation'

[ The Conversation | 2021-07-23 12:13:47 UTC ]
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World Book Day: Publishers Call for Canada’s Copyright Law To Be Fixed

Denouncing 'systemic exploitation of creators’ and publishers,’ Access Copyright cites more than C$150 million lost in unpaid royalties. The post World Book Day: Publishers Call for Canada’s Copyright Law To Be Fixed appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-04-25 22:48:58 UTC ]
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Why it pays to link products to places - and how African countries can do it

Africa needs to take advantage of a copyright law to protect and explore its unique local products. Continue reading at 'The Conversation'

[ The Conversation | 2021-02-22 14:49:47 UTC ]
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IPA Commends Beijing’s Passage of a Copyright Law Amendment

Li Pengyi of the Publishers Association of China says the amendment can offer publishers and authors 'more professional support.' The post IPA Commends Beijing’s Passage of a Copyright Law Amendment appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-01-29 22:52:05 UTC ]
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Apple suffers a loss in lawsuit against maker of iPhone emulators

Apple sued security start-up Corellium last year, accusing it of violating copyright law for offering researchers access to “virtual” iPhones that can help them find bugs in iOS products. Now, a federal judge in Florida has tossed Apple’s copyright c... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2020-12-30 12:03:47 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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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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Authors Guild, AAR File Brief Supporting Publishers in Audible ‘Captions’ Case

The groups argue Audible should be required to "license the rights it seeks to exploit for its profit—just as others must—as required by copyright law and fundamental fairness.” Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Eight people face federal charges for running illegal streaming sites

The creators of Jetflicks and iStreamitAll are facing federal charges for running two of the largest illegal streaming sites in the United States. A federal grand jury today charged eight people with conspiring to violate copyright law for their invo... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2019-08-28 00:59:00 UTC ]
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Publishers sue Amazon's Audible over speech-to-text feature

Major US publishers have filed a lawsuit against Amazon's audiobook company Audible in a row over a new speech-to-text feature which they say is a violation of copyright law.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-26 15:42:06 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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