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  • Creator Spotlight with Writer Michael A. Brown Sr., Ph.D. April 22, 2021
    This week we would like to introduce you to writer Michael A. Brown Sr., Ph.D. He’s the author of 3D COACHING: Suggestions for a New Approach. What was the inspiration behind […] The post Creator Spotlight with Writer Michael A. Brown Sr., Ph.D. appeared first on Copyright Alliance.
  • What the Legal Community is Saying About the Google v. Oracle Decision April 20, 2021
    On April 5, the Supreme Court published its decision in Google v. Oracle, a case that many expected to make a substantial impact in copyright law, specifically in how software […] The post What the Legal Community is Saying About the Google v. Oracle Decision appeared first on Copyright Alliance.
  • Creator Spotlight with Photographer Betsy Finn April 15, 2021
    This week we would like to introduce you to photographer Betsy Finn. What was the inspiration behind becoming a photographer? What do you enjoy most about the creative process?   I’ve always […] The post Creator Spotlight with Photographer Betsy Finn appeared first on Copyright Alliance.

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  • 8 Great Video Games to Bring Us to the Next Level April 14, 2021
    By Justin Sanders There are flickers of light at the end of our long, dark pandemic tunnel – but, for now, we are still stumbling through it, groping for purchase as we try to find our way out. Fortunately, there are moments of illumination along this journey, blazing moments of creative inspiration that give us... […]
  • Dear Diary… A Personal Odyssey Through Facebook’s Political Ad Meltdown April 7, 2021
    February 10, 2021 Dear Diary, Well, we’re having another bad Facebook day. They won’t let us run our “promoted post” ads again. We’ve had problems before, but for the last few months they’ve mostly sailed through. But our boost this week got rejected – they sent us the dreaded “This violates our temporary ban on... […]
  • ‘Opening a Vein’ with Pulitzer Prize-Winning Playwright Doug Wright March 30, 2021
    “To act, someone needs to give you a great role. To direct, you need a great play. To design, you need a production. But to write, all you need is an idea and a pen and some blank paper and you can command your own future.” It’s as stirring a testament to the noble pursuit... […]

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  • The Supreme Court Opinion in Google v. Oracle: The Fair Use Mess? Still a Mess April 8, 2021
    The copyright “case of the century” is now over. You would hope that after two trips to the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and now the Supreme Court of the United States we would have a much clearer picture of what is fair use and what is not. Unfortunately, that is not the […]
  • Dr. Seuss and the Right to “Unpublish” March 18, 2021
    The decision of Dr. Seuss Enterprises to no longer publish six books of the renowned children’s author created quite the controversy. But more bizarrely, this event caused the anti-copyright crowd to leap into action. They again suggested that DSE should not be allowed to “unpublish” the works, again pushing for the proposition that such a […]
  • The Copyright Small Claims Court Is Coming! Except It’s Not Really A Court… February 4, 2021
    The long considered, and long stymied, copyright small claims bill known as the CASE Act finally passed Congress on December 21, 2020. Since it was included in a “must pass” spending bill, it now has the signature of the President and is enacted into law. But is it really a Court? What, and how can […]

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  • The 2021 Global IP Index Report: Implications for Copyright April 19, 2021
    The US Chamber of Commerce’s Global Innovation Policy Center (GIPC) has just published its 9th annual report assessing and ranking the intellectual property (IP) policies of 53 countries worldwide against a set of performance indicators, 50 in all. IP policies and practices are evaluated in nine categories, covering patents, copyrights, trademarks, design rights, trade secrets, […]
  • Caillou: Did the Little Boy’s Bad Temper Spill Over to the Copyright Squabble between his two “Mothers”? April 13, 2021
    Early this year PBS announced that it would cease to carry the Canadian animated children’s TV show “Caillou” (which means “pebbles” in French) after twenty years on the network. Since Caillou is a series not without controversy, some parents no doubt breathed a sigh of relief while others pondered their electronic babysitting options. To those […]
  • NFTs and Copyright April 5, 2021
    Credit: author The English language is constantly being transformed by the addition of new words, meanings, terms and acronyms. It is hard to keep up sometimes. The latest to crowd into my consciousness is “NFT”. While the expression NFW (you can look it up and no, it doesn’t stand for Nashville Flower Week) is quite […]

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  • Popcorn Time Plans to Make a Comeback, Despite Legal Trouble April 23, 2021
    A few weeks ago, several movie companies sued a widely used Popcorn Time fork, as well as VPN.ht. When the app's official website disappeared a few days later most people assumed that the developers had decided to throw in the towel. However, this early conclusion is unwarranted. While there are internal struggles, Popcorn Time plans […]
  • Student Sues Proctorio for Using DMCA Takedowns to Remove Critical Tweets April 22, 2021
    Miami University student and security researcher Erik Johnson has filed a lawsuit against software company Proctorio, which used DMCA notices to remove several critical tweets. Johnson asked the court to declare that publishing code excerpts to document critique is fair use. Meanwhile, Proctario should pay damages for misusing the DMCA process. From: TF, for the […]
  • Mangadex Works With ‘Have I Been Pwned?’ to Warn Users About Hacked Database April 22, 2021
    Huge scanlation platform MangaDex says that following a hack in March, its database is now confirmed as being "in the wild". With usernames, email addresses and IP address data now potentially public knowledge, users are being assured that the site is doing all it can to mitigate the breach, including by working with prominent data […]