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A Word to the Wise for Law Firms and In-House Counsel

As Bob Dylan said – the times they are a-changin’. Business practices that function seamlessly this year may suddenly snag like your favorite tights on a new technology. 811 more words


Welcome to the weird world of DRM

Digital rights management (DRM), protection of copyrighted works by various means to control or prevent digital copies from being shared over computer networks or telecommunications networks, has made downloading and using your favorite content a little harder. 111 more words


Silver Grill

The patterned grill of a 1934 Chevy shines in the bright light.

© Sheila Creighton 2015



Good morning everyone! I can’t believe it’s the 1st of December already – the countdown to Christmas has officially begun! Anyway, for today’s blog I thought I’d write about something a bit more serious, and that’s plagiarism. 561 more words

Knowledge is born free, yet is everywhere in chains...

On November 2nd the Southern District Court of New York granted Elsevier a preliminary injunction against Library Genesis for copyright infringement. The site is online repository of texts mostly, but not uniquely, of educational character, accessible to all. 341 more words


My NaNoWriMo

Even on my best day I don’t think I could manage more than 10k in a single day, so I had a pretty good idea I wouldn’t be making it to 50k again this time. 97 more words


Canadian filmmakers to remake James Bond films after copyright expires

Copyrights are a sticky thing, especially once the rights holder has passed away. In the US and EU, the general rule is that works stay protected under copyright for at least 70 years following the death of the author. 287 more words