In Suit With Publishers, Audible’s Defenses Raise Questions

Last Monday, the world’s largest distributor of audiobooks, Audible, had intended to launch a new service called Caption, a feature that uses voice-to-text transcription technology […]

Continue reading »

Does Graffiti Art Enjoy Equal Copyright Protection?

As with so many copyright questions, the answer is “it depends.” I stumbled into a discussion on Twitter last week that included some fairly cynical […]

Continue reading »

The Jetflicks indictment: talk about crime not paying.

After reading the indictment that was handed down last week against the eight men who allegedly ran the pirate streaming service called Jetflicks, all I […]

Continue reading »

Online Copyright Enforcement Is Not Just About “Artists”

Most conversations (i.e. arguments) about copyright tend to revolve around artists in the traditional sense—musicians, authors, filmmakers, photographers, etc.—wanting to make a living from their […]

Continue reading »

Fair Use Error in Seuss/Trek Mash-Up Case Not Good for Small Creators

In order for copyright law to work for all the Whos in Whoville—the small and the tall—legal reasoning must apply equally whether the plaintiffs are major […]

Continue reading »
1 2 3 136