New copyright rules could curb access to online media in Europe

Alphabet Inc.’s Google, Facebook Inc. and freedom of speech activists suffered a blow after the European Parliament rubber-stamped new rules that could curb access to online media in Europe. Once in effect, the rules will likely encourage publishers and music and movie producers to pursue money... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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From new media to Guardian Unlimited: records of the Guardian’s first years online

Discover the Guardian News & Media Archive’s collection of records charting the Guardian’s first steps online to its development as one of the world’s most popular newspaper websites.The GNM Archive has recently catalogued a large collection of records relating to the development of the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-11-06 09:48:39 UTC ]
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Florida men deny smalltown library access to the New York Times online, citing “fake news.”

The bullpen of the 1993 San Diego Padres Citrus County Commission (pictured above) has denied funding to county libraries for digital subscriptions to the New York Times. Led by left-handed middle-reliever area man Scott Carnahan, the commission (comprised of Scott, Jeff, Ron, Jimmie, and Brian)... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-05 16:08:55 UTC ]
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Crunchyroll Takes Majority Stake in Viz Media Europe

The streaming, publishing, and distribution platform offering online global access to anime, manga, and other Asian pop content, has acquired a majority interest in Viz Media Europe Group, a key distributor of manga and anime in Europe. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Vice UK staff unionise and urge other online media to follow suit

Move comes after four months of discussions and previous attempt three years agoVice UK has become one of the first British digital media publications to unionise, with staff urging other online-only media outlets to follow their lead while the industry is in turmoil amid financial struggles and... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-07-25 17:53:06 UTC ]
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Serena Williams cartoon not racist, Australian media watchdog rules

Herald Sun newspaper’s depiction of player ‘spitting the dummy’ at US Open had been widely condemnedA Herald Sun cartoon that depicted Serena Williams jumping in the air and “spitting the dummy” after losing a match to Naomi Osaka was not racist, the Press Council has found.The News Corp cartoon... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-02-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Blockchain in Publishing: Modeling the Future at Canada’s Access Copyright

In Canada, Access Copyright is working on developing blockchain solutions for book publishing, including smart contracts and an attribution ledger. The post Blockchain in Publishing: Modeling the Future at Canada’s Access Copyright appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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What Europe’s Copyright Law Changes Could Mean for U.S. Publishers

Members of the European Parliament approved new copyright laws today, calling into question what that might mean for publishers in the United States. The laws still face another hurdle, as EU's member states have to give their approval (in January 2019) before local laws can be created to enact... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Publishers Issue Statement on Access Copyright Counterclaim to Education Lawsuit

In Canada's long struggle over copyright protection and 'fair dealing,' Access Copyright responds to the education sector's lawsuit, while the Parliamentary review of the Copyright Moderniztion Act is ongoing. The post Canadian Publishers Issue Statement on Access Copyright Counterclaim to... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-07-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Beleaguered Access Copyright, Turning 30, Is Honored by Canadian Publishers

Calling it 'a truly essential organization for making our marketplace work,' Canadian publishers say they'll honor the Access Copyright revenue collection agency, which is under sustained attack from the education sector. The post Beleaguered Access Copyright, Turning 30, Is Honored by Canadian... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Are Google and Facebook Undermining Europe's Privacy Rules?

Regulators, publishers, and privacy watchdogs say moves by the tech giants may leave European internet users no better off. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2018-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Publishers Blast School Boards’ Lawsuit of Access Copyright

'We have no choice but to interpret this suit as the intimidating action that it is,' says the leadership of the Association of Canadian Publishers in a statement on the lawsuit by almost 100 school boards and education ministries. The post Canadian Publishers Blast School Boards’ Lawsuit of... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Ruling Over Embedded Tweets Could Change Online Publishing

A federal judge from New York ruled that embedding a tweet containing an image in a webpage could be considered copyright infringement. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2018-02-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US Copyright Ruling: The Moppet Books’ KinderGuides Case

In an interesting copyright case, children's books based on great literature are ruled by a US district judge to be infringing on copyright. The post US Copyright Ruling: The Moppet Books’ KinderGuides Case appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-08-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Judge rules classic picturebooks infringe copyright

A judge in the US has ruled that unauthorised children’s editions of classics infringe the copyright of the originals published by Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster US. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mail Online breached Prince Harry's privacy with Jamaica photos, Ipso rules

Regulator rules publishing photos of the prince with Meghan Markle on private beach was unjustified intrusionPrince Harry’s privacy was breached by the Mail Online publishing photographs of him wearing swimming shorts on a private beach in Jamaica, the Independent Press Standards Organisation... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-07-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canada's Access Copyright predicts 55% royalty drop in 2017

Canadian national organisation Access Copyright is warning creators and publishers that 2017 royalties could fall by as much as 55% due to a reduction in revenue from the educational sector. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Europe rules that libraries can lend ebooks like normal ones

Europe has ruled (PDF) that ebooks can be lent out just like their physical counterparts. That is, as noticed by Ars Technica, one copy can be "checked out" by one person at a time. After the lending period expires, that user can no longer use the b... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2016-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dr. Jessica Sänger: Germany’s Börsenverein Will Back a Constitutional Court Complaint Over Copyright Levies Ruling

As Germany's publishing industry reels from a Supreme Court ruling on copyright levies that could plunge some houses into bankruptcy, legal counsel to the Börsenverein tells us that a Constitutional Court challenge will be attempted. The post Dr. Jessica Sänger: Germany’s Börsenverein Will Back... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-05-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Filings Set Stage for New Ruling in GSU Copyright Case

With remand briefs now filed by both sides, the stage is set for a new decision in a closely watched copyright case. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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