The Copyright Alliance Blog

Thoughts from The Copyright Alliance

Jul 28, 2015
On July 23rd, 2015, the Copyright Alliance filed comments in the Copyright Office’s proceeding concerning copyright protection for certain visual works to call attention to challenges creators face monetizing, licensing, enforcing, and registering works as well as challenges users face making...
Jul 24, 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).      
Jul 23, 2015
By Sofia Castillo & Leo Lichtman After a podcast interview last week in which an illustrator claimed that artists will lose copyright protection if they do not speak up, a campaign of misinformation has quickly evolved, causing some in the creative community to express outrage at the Copyright...
Jul 22, 2015
The following article, "Using DMCA to fight Ashley Madison hackers is poor use of the law," by Ellen Seidler, is syndicated from Vox Indie and is posted here with permission. Protecting private data from online theft is not the same as protecting copyrighted content In news first reported by...
Jul 17, 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).      
Jul 16, 2015
On Wednesday, July 15, major film and television organizations, including CreativeFuture, Independent Film & Television Alliance, and Copyright Alliance members the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE), the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio...
Jul 15, 2015
Creativity is an inherently human feature – it constantly flourishes everywhere in the world and the digital age has made it easier than ever to realize that creative expression is infinitely diverse and universal all at once. Copyright seeks to foster creativity by giving creators a financial...
Jul 15, 2015
On July 15, 2015, the Copyright Alliance, joined by various professors of law and copyright experts, filed an amicus brief supporting plaintiff Fox News Network.
Jul 11, 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).      
Jul 6, 2015
    The following article, "This week in Google (not good) news", by Ellen Seidler, is syndicated from Vox Indie and is posted here with permission.     Googleiath made headlines this past week, and not in a good way.  Let’s take a look. 1. Does Google Manipulate Search Results? Tim Wu, the...

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