Spotify in Songwriters’ Crosshairs Again

In July, two new lawsuits were filed against the streaming service Spotify, alleging willful copyright infringement on a “staggering scale.”  Publisher Bluewater Music Services and […]

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Scholar Takes on Empiricist View of IP

Photo by porpeller Empirical evidence tells us that all human existence is a sand castle. At best, if no other cataclysm comes first (and one probably […]

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Can an AI Own a Copyright?

(Image source by kentoh) Remember Clippy?  He was the animated paper-clip assistant, who lived several years ago amid the code of Microsoft Office. He would pop […]

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Ninth Circuit Says VidAngel’s Wings Made of Wax

(Angel image by in8finity) “Drat! Phooey! Shucks!” must be what the folks at VidAngel are saying after this morning’s opinion was handed down by the Ninth […]

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HART: Copyright and the Historical Record

In a new post on Copyhype, Terry Hart responds to the general assumption that the Founders would be “appalled” by the state of copyright today. […]

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