Google News moving “out of Spain” Following an amendment made to the country's copyright law, Google News has decided to move out of the country
Dec 12 2014, 9:15am CST
You may not Repair Your Car due to Copyright Law There is the issue of the law on copyright infringement as far as car repairs go. Maybe in the future you won’t be able to do some work on your vehicle in the safety of your garage.
Nov 26 2014, 5:22am CST
Aereo becomes a Cable Company It turns out that Aereo does have a plan B after all: it wants to be classified as a cable company. After the Supreme Court sided with broadcasters CBS and ABC last month, ruling that the company was infringing their...
Jul 10 2014, 8:06am CDT
51 Disney Movies Based On The Public Domain Do you think you know Disney? Many of your favorite classic films were based on public domain stories (works whose copyright has expired). Much of the success of the Disney Corporation is a result of building upon the...
Feb 4 2014, 3:15am CST
Understanding Copyright Law In The Age of Content Content is king in marketing today, but the laws related to content are new to many companies. Navigating the world of copyrights is critical but confusing in a time when digital content exploitation is rampant....
Dec 21 2013, 11:56am CST
Google Wins Book-Scanning Lawsuit with ‘Fair Use’ Ruling A book scanning lawsuit that a group of authors had brought against Google has finally ended in the search engine’s favor. Judge states many benefits of the Google book scanning and called it a 'fair use'. It had been dragging on for eight years.
Nov 15 2013, 3:57am CST
RIAA has Removed more than 25 Million URL Listings from Google American recording industry association known as the RIAA has forced Google to take down 25 million URL listings which happen to be pirate links. This was after copyright owners protested regarding the illegal downloading of their movies, music and software from Google’s pages.
Jul 6 2013, 7:39am CDT
UK football league throws hat into YouTube lawsuit ring The English Premier League, of all things, is the latest to announce it plans to sue YouTube for copyright infringement. The sports organization alleges that YouTube "knowingly misappropriated" its copyrighted material...
May 9 2007, 4:00am CDT
Patent for Transparent Digital Watermarking The German Fraunhofer Institute gets a patent for transparent digital watermarking.
This digital watermarking is invisible to the normal eye. So you will not know if you try to copy a marked movie. The mark cannot be...
Dec 1 2006, 12:00pm CST
Microsoft's YouTube is called Soapbox Microsoft is knitting their own video sharing service dubbed soapbox. It will go into limited user testing next Tuesday.
Back in the good old dot.com days, Microsoft would just have bought hyper-successful (in terms...
Sep 19 2006, 10:00am CDT
CEA CEO Enraged Over Recent Congressional Ruling Last week, a federal court ruled that CleanFlicks, which lets you rent edited versions of movies (like a family-friendly version of Netflix), violates U.S. copyright laws and "hurts" Hollywood directors and studios....
Jul 12 2006, 4:00am CDT
Grokster Case: Big Win For P2P File Sharing Andrew Kantor on USAToday analyses the Grokster Case and sees a big win for File Sharing in general despite Grokster loosing the case.
Grokster is held liable for file sharing of copyrighted material, because of their...
Jul 2 2005, 12:00am EST
MIT shuts down controversial analog File-swapping Network The two MIT students who thought they'd found a way to give students access to a music library without running into copyright law issues, got shut down by the school.
The "LAMP," or "Library Access to Music" system...
Nov 2 2003, 9:57am EST
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