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Kim Dotcom sticks it to the man, again, with Mega; The future of libraries

Jan 22, 2013
The eccentric Megaupload founder is back with a new service that's sure to be a stick in the craw of the U.S. federal prosecutors pursuing a copyright infringement case against him. Also, libraries may be moving to a bookless future, but not if patrons have anything to say about it.
Posted In: Kim Dotcom, megaupload, copyright, library, 3D printing

Tolkien's estate battles over 'Hobbit' rights

Nov 28, 2012
The issue isn't "Hobbit" action figures and merchandise, but intangible uses like a Hobbit ringtone.
Posted In: copyright, merchandising, film, The Hobbit

Entertainment industry to launch new anti-piracy campaign

Oct 17, 2012
Some of the nation's largest Internet Service Providers are teaming with the music and recording industry to block access to web sites that don't follow copyright laws.
Posted In: Internet, copyright, piracy

A new digital music battle, and online gaming as political liability

Oct 7, 2012
A Maine state senate candidate gets attacked for her online gaming activities, and a startup that wants to help you sell your used MP3s goes to court against a big entertainment company.
Posted In: Tech, politics, Music, copyright

The potential threat to Pinterest users

Mar 15, 2012
The growing social network addresses copyright issues.
Posted In: Pinterest, copyright, legal, Internet

Michael Jordan defends his name against Chinese company

Feb 24, 2012
Basketball star Michael Jordan is suing a Chinese company that makes sportswear. He says Qiodan is using his name without permission, and has filed suit in a Chinese court.
Posted In: China, Michael Jordan, copyright

DaJaz1 brings the noise back

Dec 9, 2011
Because the noise had been missing
Posted In: SOPA, piracy, copyright

Would you let your doctor own what you say online?

Dec 1, 2011
Patients are beginning to challenge the legality of the "privacy agreements" that some medical offices are enforcing as a way for doctors to control what's said about him or her online.
Posted In: medicine, copyright, Law

Business Software Alliance withdraws support for SOPA

Nov 22, 2011
A major blow to the proposed anti-piracy law
Posted In: SOPA, copyright

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