The Copyright Alliance Blog

Thoughts from The Copyright Alliance

Apr 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).   
Apr 23, 2015
The following article, "California Attempts Early Intervention for 3D Printing IP" by Gordon Platt, is syndicated from CreativityTech and is posted here with permission.    California is always ahead of the curve when it comes to rolling out new technology, but the laws that protect associated...
Apr 22, 2015
The following article, "Copyright and Trade" by Terry Hart, is syndicated from Copyhype and is posted here with permission. Last Thursday, Senators Hatch and Wyden and Representative Ryan introduced the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015, commonly referred to...
Apr 20, 2015
The following article, "Periscope Piracy and the Tao of Tech Writers" by David Newhoff, is syndicated from The Illusion of More and is posted here with permission. Last December, a few glasses of Rioja and I wrote a pretty grumpy rebuttal to Washington Post tech writer Caitlin Dewey, accusing her...
Apr 20, 2015
On Thursday, April 16, Senate Finance Committee Chairman (R-UT) Hatch and Ranking Member Wyden (D-OR) introduced the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015, a bill that grants trade promotion authority to the Executive. An equivalent bill is to be introduced in...
Apr 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).   
Apr 17, 2015
The following article, "How Can HBO Curb Game of Thrones Piracy?" by Gordon Platt, is syndicated from CreativityTech and is posted here with permission. With popularity comes piracy, we know this as a defining characteric of the digital age. For all the initiatives and appeals to use legitimate...
Apr 16, 2015
I am pleased that 'The Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015' introduced today by Senators Hatch and Wyden and Representative Ryan contains language that makes clear that adequate and effective protection of intellectual property rights must be one of the United...
Apr 15, 2015
The following article, "Pirate Movement Is Dead, Long Live The Cause?" by David Newhoff, is syndicated from The Illusion of More and is posted here with permission. So, I stumbled across this TorrentFreak post by The Pirate Bay founder Peter Sunde, in which he not only concedes that the “pirate...
Apr 14, 2015
The following article, "Time to Bury The Bureaucracy of Removing Pirated Content" by Gordon Platt, is syndicated from PrivacyNet and is posted here with permission. When any Internet intermediary claims it’s too much of a burden to address requests for removing pirated content via sites or links...

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