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Nothing says internet freedom like getting away with it, and that disruptive spirit was front and center at Mashable today. Yes, the strong team of fact checkers at Mashable allowed this story to go out under their brand: … 650 more words
For whatever reason–one can never rule out doing the right thing, even with a Stanford grad–Goldiblox has taken their rip off commercial…sorry, remix commercial…no, no, … 519 more words
Keep your eyes on this story kids. This is an all out assault on artist and creators rights from Silicon Valley interests.
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As MTP readers will know, part of Silicon Valley’s legal strategy for over a decade has been to twist the defense of “fair use” into an unrecognizable mass that has the same end result as all of the Valley Boys attacks on copyright–artists get nothing and Googlers 1,396 more words
More MUST READ info on this case regarding the unlicensed use of the Beastie Boys classic "Girls" as another Silicon Valley company attempts to suppress the rights of artists and creators.
Producers and songwriters should be aware that in the Temporary Autonomous Zone of Northern California (home of the class action award payoffs to the EFF, Berkman Center and other places where copyright haters thrive), the new new thing appears to be… 1,417 more words
This is a must read. So much for musicians and songwriters making money from "Sync Licensing" that's now "Fair Use" too... seriously...