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Is Google simply above the law?

Increasingly, in the United States, the answer to that question seems to be yes.  As Exhibit A, I offer this latest anecdote from Ellen Seidler at VoxIndie, who describes the experience of one indie film distributor who found an entire … Continue reading

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LA Times editorial addresses outdated DMCA

The 1998 Digital Millennium Copyright Act is obsolete, and everybody knows it.  The DMCA was the topic in the House Judiciary Committee hearings on copyright review about two weeks ago, and much has been written about its flaws both from … Continue reading

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Look! More innovation!

There are few companies on the planet that can pony up a half-billion dollar fine for criminal behavior and shrug it off like an overpriced night on the town.  And there are probably even fewer companies that can pay such … Continue reading

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