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Music Modernization Act Passes in Senate With Unanimous Support

MUSIC MODERNIZATION ACT PASSES IN SENATE WITH UNANIMOUS SUPPORT

The long road to copyright revision is nearing the end zone as the U.S. Senate passed the Music Modernization Act by unanimous consent...

Photographer Sues Netflix for Using His Storm Photo for ‘Stranger Things'

PHOTOGRAPHER SUES NETFLIX FOR USING HIS STORM PHOTO FOR ‘STRANGER THINGS'

A Montana photographer has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against Netflix, accusing the media juggernaut of using one of his...

 
 
 
European Union Passes Controversial Copyright Reforms: 'A Historic Decision That Will Send Ripple Effect Around The World'

EUROPEAN UNION PASSES CONTROVERSIAL COPYRIGHT REFORMS: 'A HISTORIC DECISION THAT WILL SEND RIPPLE EFFECT AROUND THE WORLD'

Controversial reforms to copyright law have been approved by the European Parliament, leading to potentially huge changes to how platforms...

The EU has backed tough new laws to enforce copyright online

THE EU HAS BACKED TOUGH NEW LAWS TO ENFORCE COPYRIGHT ONLINE

The European Parliament has backed legislation that would support much tougher laws on copyright online. The laws are an updated version...

 
 
 
EU Parliament passes copyright reform, but fate of controversial ‘link tax' and ‘upload filter' uncertain

EU PARLIAMENT PASSES COPYRIGHT REFORM, BUT FATE OF CONTROVERSIAL ‘LINK TAX' AND ‘UPLOAD FILTER' UNCERTAIN

The European Union Parliament voted overwhelmingly to approve a copyright reform that includes two hotly-debated measures that critics...

Me and Wyclef: Peas in a pod on copyright

ME AND WYCLEF: PEAS IN A POD ON COPYRIGHT

The battle-lines have been clearly drawn for several years now, but as the European Parliament vote on copyright reform in the EU looms...

 
 
 
Right of Publicity and Caricature- Reblog

RIGHT OF PUBLICITY AND CARICATURE- REBLOG

This is an article I wrote a number of years ago, that I repost here every couple of years. I often get emails from people asking “are...

LUM Wins Startup Pitch Contest, Earns Shot at Silicon Valley VCs

LUM WINS STARTUP PITCH CONTEST, EARNS SHOT AT SILICON VALLEY VCS

Live Undiscovered Music , a Madison, WI-based startup whose software helps users discover new music and share it with friends, captured...

 
 
 
Nintendo Suing ROM Sites For Copyright Infringement

NINTENDO SUING ROM SITES FOR COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT

Emulators have been incredibly popular in the retro gaming community for quite some time, and with different software that allows gamers...

YouTube Introduces the Copyright Match Tool - Geek News Central

YOUTUBE INTRODUCES THE COPYRIGHT MATCH TOOL - GEEK NEWS CENTRAL

YouTube has introduced a new way for copyright owners to protect their work. It is called the Copyright Match Tool. It is designed...

 
 
 
YouTube introducing ‘Copyright Match' tool to protect creators from stolen videos

YOUTUBE INTRODUCING ‘COPYRIGHT MATCH' TOOL TO PROTECT CREATORS FROM STOLEN VIDEOS

YouTube has announced a new ‘Copyright Match' tool that will help protect creators from having their videos stolen. Once a video is...

YouTube Outs Copyright Match Tool For Creators

YOUTUBE OUTS COPYRIGHT MATCH TOOL FOR CREATORS

Making a cool video on YouTube and losing views because a creator with more subscribers reuploads it or puts it into a compilation...

 
 
 
NZ court rules Kim Dotcom can be extradited to US on copyright charges

NZ COURT RULES KIM DOTCOM CAN BE EXTRADITED TO US ON COPYRIGHT CHARGES

Dotcom at an extradition hearing in Auckland in 2015. A New Zealand appeals court has dealt another blow to file sharing mogul Kim...

EU Parliament set to vote on copyright bill that's causing a massive freak-out across the web

EU PARLIAMENT SET TO VOTE ON COPYRIGHT BILL THAT'S CAUSING A MASSIVE FREAK-OUT ACROSS THE WEB

Later this afternoon, members of the European Parliament will vote on a new set of copyright rules that supporters are hailing as a...

 
 
 
EU rejects Article 13 copyright law that could have killed the meme

EU REJECTS ARTICLE 13 COPYRIGHT LAW THAT COULD HAVE KILLED THE MEME

Sit on your huge pile of royalties and weep, James Blunt

EU sends controversial internet copyright reforms back to the drawing board

EU SENDS CONTROVERSIAL INTERNET COPYRIGHT REFORMS BACK TO THE DRAWING BOARD

The European Union has rejected controversial legislation intended to reform online copyright. 318 MEPs voted against the draft law,...

 
 
 
New laws that threatened to tear the internet apart have been sent back to the drawing board in Europe

NEW LAWS THAT THREATENED TO TEAR THE INTERNET APART HAVE BEEN SENT BACK TO THE DRAWING BOARD IN EUROPE

The European Parliament has voted overwhelmingly to reject sweeping reforms to copyright laws that threatened to tear the internet...

Wikipedia blacked out across Europe in protest against laws that could change the internet forever

WIKIPEDIA BLACKED OUT ACROSS EUROPE IN PROTEST AGAINST LAWS THAT COULD CHANGE THE INTERNET FOREVER

Stephane Mahe/Reuters Wikipedia's Spanish, Italian, and Polish language versions blacked out in protest against new EU copyright reforms...

 
 
 
Paul McCartney Calls On European Parliament To Tackle Value Gap Ahead Of July 5 Copyright Vote

PAUL MCCARTNEY CALLS ON EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT TO TACKLE VALUE GAP AHEAD OF JULY 5 COPYRIGHT VOTE

Sir Paul McCartney has joined the growing chorus of artists, labels and music industry bodies calling upon European regulators to pass...

Instagram now allows you to add music to your Stories

INSTAGRAM NOW ALLOWS YOU TO ADD MUSIC TO YOUR STORIES

Unlike with YouTube, Instagram users have been playing copyrighted music in the background of their Stories without the fear of any...