Copyright


SiriusXM Settles Old Music Royalty Dispute for $210 Million

SiriusXM Settles Old Music Royalty Dispute for $210 Million

SiriusXM has decided upon certain royalty issues having to do with previous records....

Jun 27 2015, 7:42am CDT

HBO wants Periscope to take down Game of Thrones Live Streams

HBO wants Periscope to take down Game of Thrones Live Streams

Periscope sent notice by HBO to take down the fifth season premier of the Games of Throne from their video sharing app on Twitt...

Apr 15 2015, 9:54am CDT

Google News moving “out of Spain”

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

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 s...

Nov 26 2014, 5:22am CST

Aereo becomes a Cable Company

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 sid...

Jul 10 2014, 8:06am CDT

Calling All Whistleblowers: Kim Dotcom Offers $5m Reward For Helpful Evidence

Calling All Whistleblowers: Kim Dotcom Offers $5m Reward For Helpful Evidence

It’s not usually the pirate that offers the bounty; but Megaupload founder and alleged pirate Kim Dotcom has said he’ll give $5...

Jun 9 2014, 3:45pm CDT

DVD and CD ripping to be legal in the UK in July

DVD and CD ripping to be legal in the UK in July

Uploading content to a cloud service will be legal as well...

Mar 28 2014, 10:27am CDT

I4U news

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 h...

Feb 4 2014, 3:15am CST

I4U news

The Fascinating Method By Which Megaupload Deleted Copyright Content Without Ever Deleting Copyright Content

I have to say that I think this is rather clever really. Not helpful to people who were trying to get copyright material taken...

Dec 21 2013, 12:06pm CST

Understanding Copyright Law In The Age of Content

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 copyrigh...

Dec 21 2013, 11:56am CST

US Government to Pay $50 Million for Pirating Military Software

US Government to Pay $50 Million for Pirating Military Software

The US government is to pay a sum of $50 million to the Apptricity. A settlement was reached after the software maker accused t...

Nov 28 2013, 8:24am CST

Google Wins Book-Scanning Lawsuit with ‘Fair Use’ Ruling

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. Judg...

Nov 15 2013, 3:57am CST

RIAA has Removed more than 25 Million URL Listings from Google

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 t...

Jul 6 2013, 7:39am CDT

Court Rules for Dish Network AutoHop and PrimeTime Anytime Are in the Clear

Court Rules for Dish Network AutoHop and PrimeTime Anytime Are in the Clear

Take that Hollywood!...

Nov 8 2012, 12:54pm CST

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 s...

May 9 2007, 4:00am CDT

Patent for Transparent Digital Watermarking

Patent for Transparent Digital Watermarking

The German Fraunhofer Institute gets a patent for transparent digital watermarking. This digital watermarking is invisible to...

Dec 1 2006, 12:00pm CST

Microsoft's YouTube is called Soapbox

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...

Sep 19 2006, 10:00am CDT

CEA CEO Enraged Over Recent Congressional Ruling

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 versio...

Jul 12 2006, 4:00am CDT

Grokster Case: Big Win For P2P File Sharing

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 th...

Jul 2 2005, 12:00am EST

MIT shuts down controversial analog File-swapping Network

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 l...

Nov 2 2003, 9:57am EST