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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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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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What to know about Europe’s fight on platform hate speech

As with antitrust violations or copyright law and data infringements, 2019 is seeing European regulators getting more feisty when it comes to cracking down on hate speech. The post What to know about Europe’s fight on platform hate speech appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2019-07-12 04:00:09 UTC ]
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The Scholarly Publishing Community Remembers Elsevier's Karen Hunter

The Week in Libraries, June 15, 2018: The scholarly publishing community mourns Elsevier's Karen Hunter; The EU will vote next week on a controversial change to copyright law; Net neutrality sunsets, but the fight goes on. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: It’s Time to Fix Fair Dealing in Canada

Demand for Canadian educational content remains high, however the ongoing supply of Canadian learning resources remains uncertain after a 2012 change to copyright law. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Billion-Dollar Copyright Lawsuit That Could Legalize A New Kind Of Scam

If a court rules that photographer Carol Highsmith must pay to publish her own work, it sets a scary precedent for public-domain art. If a court rules that photographer Carol Highsmith must pay to publish her own work, it sets a scary precedent for public-domain art.Could... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2016-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google may have to pay for news snippets under EU copyright reform

A proposed reform of European Union copyright law grants online news publishers additional rights that could lead to the closure of services such as Google News if strictly enforced.Copyright law already provides reporters with protection for the news stories they publish, but in a draft... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2016-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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