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Sep 18, 2014
The following article, Cyberlockers Use Credit Cards to Make Millions Off of Piracy, by Gordon Platt, is syndicated from PrivacyNet and is posted here with permission.      Graphic Courtesy of Digital Citizens Alliance and NetNames Cyberlockers are making use of credit card companies to make...
Sep 17, 2014
On June 6, 2014, Ms. Farida Shaheed, the UN Special Rapporteur in the Field of Cultural Rights, announced an open consultation on the impact of Intellectual Property protections on the enjoyment and access to arts and science. Comments received will be reflected in a March 2015 report to the Human...
Sep 17, 2014
Statement For The Record of Sandra Aistars, Chief Executive Officer, Copyright Alliance Before The House Judiciary Committee Subcommittee On Courts, Intellectual Property And The Internet Chapter 12 of Title 17 The Copyright Alliance is a non-profit, non-partisan organization that unites...
Sep 15, 2014
The following article, “What property could be more emphatically a man’s own than his literary works?”, is syndicated from Law Theories and is posted here with permission. I’ve been poring over several older treatises on copyright law, and one in particular has resonated with me: The Law of...
Sep 12, 2014
Weekly copyright related summary of issues, congressional developments, judicial updates, administration updates, international updates and industry updates, provided courtesy of American Continental Group (ACG). In This Issue: Congressional Updates Judicial Updates Administration Updates...
Sep 10, 2014
The following article, Digital Damage – Women up for Grabs, by Ellen Seidler, is syndicated from Vox Indie and is posted here with permission.       Reddit and Vanity Fair are both owned by Condé Nast The Internet’s dark side, how much is enough? The recent theft and online release of a number of...
Sep 9, 2014
The following article, Big Tech Still Full of BS on Piracy, by David Newhoff, is syndicated from Illusion of More and is posted here with permission. Following the loss of Robin Williams, my kids were in the mood to re-watch Disney’s Aladdin.  We thought we had a VHS copy of the film, but I bet...
Sep 6, 2014
Weekly copyright related summary of issues, congressional developments, judicial updates, administration updates, international updates and industry updates, provided courtesy of American Continental Group (ACG). In This Issue: Congressional Updates Judicial Updates Administration Updates...
Sep 4, 2014
The following article, On Scalia’s Aereo Dissent, by Devlin Hartline, is syndicated from Law Theories and is posted here with permission. Associate Justice Antonin Scalia is not happy with the Supreme Court’s holding that Aereo performs, as he makes clear in his acerbic dissent in Aereo. Scalia...
Sep 3, 2014
Weekly copyright related summary of issues, congressional developments, judicial updates, administration updates, international updates and industry updates, provided courtesy of American Continental Group (ACG).  In This Issue: Congressional Updates Judicial Updates Administration Updates...

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