Know More About Copyright Violations

As we have noted before, copyright violations on the Internet are a big deal (for example, see 1, 2, 3) — and abuses abound where one site uses the copyrighted material of other sites without permission. Recently, Intella Blog published some excellent commentary and an infographic on this topic: “Giving credit to photographers for their […]

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Six Strikes and You’re ???

As baseball fans are well aware, the batter is out after three strikes. But the new rules of the online copyright game allow six strikes — with increasing penalties for each. Here’s how the new U.S. rules work, according to Andrea Eldridge — writing for Business 2 Community: “Even if you aren’t personally involved in […]

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Detente Reached: Google and Publishers

After many years of battles, it appears that Google and book publishers have reached a major agreement with regard to Google’s digitizing books. As reported by Claire Cain Miller for the New York Times: “After seven years of litigation, Google and book publishers said on Thursday that they had reached a settlement to allow publishers […]

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Google Search’s Policy for Copyrighted Material

Just yesterday, we blogged about Google’s having to pay a large fine because of its privacy practices. See that post here. So, it is more than a little interesting that today, Hollywood Reporter and others are writing about Google’s new emphasis on slowing down copyright violations (‘Google Search to Start Targeting Copyright Violators’). As Paul […]

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Post SOPA, What Is the Next Frontier for Internet Copyright Protection?

  from Knowledge@Wharton Click the image for the full story The overriding question is how to regulate the Internet enough to protect intellectual property, while not violating individual freedoms and curbing innovation or job creation.

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