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Facebook vs. UMPG

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For the past year, Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG) has been ripping down cover videos posted to Facebook. 189 more words

Music Business

Freedom of Communication: The Misuse of Copyright Authority in The New Earth

Greetings friends.  I did not anticipate my discussion of this topic today, hence this posting is NOT on the topic I had promised in my previous post, which I do intend to pursue very soon.  1,526 more words

Freedom

Supreme Court Printer Cartridge Case Could Be the Citizens United of Products | Gizmodo #copyright #DRM #law #patents #intellectualproperty #consumers

Verdict will have significant reverberations for copyright, DRM and innovation.

No further progress on this case is expected until at least June, but if a boring story about printer cartridges pops up you might want to pay attention. 27 more words

Librarianship

Australia's copyright reform could bring millions of books and other reads to the blind

Rule change should make it easier for more copyright works to be made available in Braille.
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Nicolas Suzor, Queensland University of Technology

Proposed changes to Australia’s copyright law should make it easier for people to create and distribute versions of copyrighted works that are accessible to people with disabilities. 966 more words

Article

Silence knows you


Stay awake, well planted on your feet

Be present there, where you are

Look around you

Without putting a name, a state, a speech,

On what you perceive, nearby and in the neighborhood, 353 more words

Vine Covered Fence

A view of an old industrial fence in Port Stanley.

© Sheila Creighton 2017

Photography

Give me a Yay! The Varsity Brands decision

It is the talk of the town. On March 22 the US Supreme Court decided the Star Athletica LLC v. Varsity Brands Inc. case that dealt with the copyrightability of designs on articles of clothing. 558 more words

Fashion & Business