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May 22, 2015
Weekly copyright related summary of issues, congressional developments, judicial updates, administration updates, international updates and industry updates, provided courtesy of American Continental Group (ACG).      
May 22, 2015
The following article, "Reports Reveal Global Piracy Fueled by U.S. Advertising Income" by Gordon Platt, is syndicated from Copyright International and is posted here with permission. Piracy sites around the world continue to profit from U.S. advertisers of all sizes, according to new reports...
May 21, 2015
El legislativo de Florida ha aprobado el proyecto de ley sobre el origen real de productos digitales con apoyo de ambos partidos tanto en el senado como en la cámara de representantes. En su cláusula principal, el proyecto establece que los sitios web que distribuyen porciones sustanciales de...
May 21, 2015
The Florida Legislature has passed the “True Origin of Digital Goods Act” with bipartisan support in both the Senate and the House. In its key provision, the bill establishes that sites that disseminate substantial portions of commercial recordings or audiovisual works must provide contact...
May 21, 2015
The following article, "Transparency is a good thing, unless it's not", by Ellen Seidler, is syndicated from Vox Indie and is posted here with permission.   The Florida legislature recently passed the “True Origin of Digital Goods Act.”  The bill now sits on the desk of Governor Scott, awaiting...
May 19, 2015
Today, Digital Citizens Alliance released Good Money Still Gone Bad, a follow up to last year’s Good Money Gone Bad on the revenue that stolen content sites make from advertisement. For 2014, the sample of 589 sites generated $209 million in aggregate annual revenue, with an 89.3% average profit...
May 18, 2015
The following article, "In Africa, Questions Over Connectivity and Content" by Gordon Platt, is syndicated from Copyright International and is posted here with permission.     While we often hear complaints that U.S. Internet access speeds lag behind countries like South Korea, Japan, and parts...
May 15, 2015
 Weekly copyright related summary of issues, congressional developments, judicial updates, administration updates, international updates and industry updates, provided courtesy of American Continental Group (ACG).   
May 8, 2015
 Weekly copyright related summary of issues, congressional developments, judicial updates, administration updates, international updates and industry updates, provided courtesy of American Continental Group (ACG).   
May 8, 2015
The following article, "How 'Going Global' in New Zealand Hurts Legitimate Internet Providers" by Gordon Platt, is syndicated from Copyright International and is posted here with permission. Last month we examined the issue of Internet providers in New Zealand being warned by the country’s...

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