Google et al Seek Ruling with Fair Use Axe to Grind

What do a bunch of puppies, a pretty woman, a dancing baby, Demi Moore, some Rastafarians, and 20 million books all have in common?  They […]

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Aurous has nothing to do with SOPA

The recording industry last week filed suit against a new music platform called Aurous.  With a Spotify-like interface, the app is designed to search, retrieve, […]

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Castle Calls Out Congress On Safe Harbor

Attorney and blogger Chris Castle writes in The Huffington Post that it is the government’s responsibility to define the intent of safe harbor provisions in […]

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Copyright Doesn’t Restrain Culture – Part II

View image | gettyimages.com “Shorter copyright will encourage artists to keep on creating new work, will allow  new art forms (such as mash-ups) and will […]

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Lenz Ruling Isn’t Really About the Little Guy

There are several aspects to this week’s 9th Circuit Court ruling in the “Dancing Baby” case a.k.a. Lenz vs UMG.  Some of the language used […]

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