The Copyright Alliance Blog

Thoughts from The Copyright Alliance

Jun 26, 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).  
Jun 23, 2015
The following article, "Sweden Suffers a 25% Revenue Hit Resulting from Piracy" by Gordon Platt, is syndicated from Copyright International and is posted here with permission. The entertainment industry in Scandinavia has a tendency to occupy both ends of the consumption spectrum. In any one month...
Jun 23, 2015
The following article, "Canadian court reflects common sense in rejecting Google appeal." by David Newhoff, is syndicated from The Illusion of More and is posted here with permission.   With progress in almost anything, there are usually downsides. Manufacturing and power generation produce...
Jun 19, 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).
Jun 18, 2015
The following article, "Google free speech cries slapped down by Canadian appeals court", by Ellen Seidler, is syndicated from Vox Indie and is posted here with permission.     Google’s global reach has global implications when it comes to the law   In a case that could have broad implications...
Jun 16, 2015
  Calls to enforce contracts are fundamentally different from calls to police content. Yet this is not what ICANN president Fadi Chehadé would have us believe. Speaking at a conference last week, Chehadé suggested that, as a neutral player, ICANN should not be in charge of policing copyright laws...
Jun 14, 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).
Jun 5, 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).      
Jun 5, 2015
Last week, the House of Representatives passed its Fiscal Year 2016 Commerce, Justice, Science Appropriations Act (H.R. 2578), which provides funding “for the Departments of Commerce and Justice, Science, and Related Agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2016, and for other purposes.”...
Jun 4, 2015
The Copyright Alliance congratulates Representatives Chu and Marino for their leadership in releasing a discussion draft of the Copyright Office for the Digital Economy Act (CODE Act). The discussion draft thoughtfully outlines how the structure and role of the Copyright Office might be updated to...

Pages