There has been considerable discussion about how the DMCA notice and takedown procedures are “broken.” We don’t think that this is quite true—the procedures are manipulated, misunderstood and abused on a grand scale. 1,335 more words
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Thanks to Music Tech Policy for alerting us to this post from The Association of Independent Music Publishers:
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Apparently, some internet users interpret the DMCA “safe harbor,” which is designed to strike a balance between copyright and technology, as something quite different, a “license” to post anything you like, even if you know it is infringing, unless and until the copyright owner complains.
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Photo BitTorrent. Parody, Commentary and Criticism by Trichordist Staff. This would be a hilarious Kickstarter project, right? Imagine this billboard along the 101 after you come off the Bay Bridge into San Francisco. 305 more words
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Songwriters, composers and music publishers earn royalty income through two separate rights: the right to publicly perform their music works, and the right to make reproductions of those works and distribute those reproductions.
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I want my data and in 2012 I see absolutely no reason why I shouldn’t own it. It seems like everyone has it, and exploits it…everyone but the creators providing the content that services are built on.