Fair Use Week Again. But Why?

Well, it’s Fair Use Week again.  Sixth annual.  I suppose one must say something.  Though what I really want to say is Why?  What exactly […]

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Second Circuit Rules Against ReDigi in Major Decision

VidAngel.  TVEyes.  ReDigi.   Copyright interests might view these enterprises as the unholy trinity of tech ventures that have attempted in recent years to strain […]

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ReDigi Is Not About Consumer Rights

ReDigi is a business venture whose revenue model is based on brokering online transactions between sellers and buyers of “used” music files.  A prospective seller […]

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ReDigi, Fair Use, and Libraries

Photo by author. In my last post, I opined that the fair use interests of librarians and educators are not necessarily aligned with for-profit business […]

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There’s no such thing as used digital media.

It’s science.  Deal with it. We hear an awful lot about how copyrights on creative works “stifle innovation,” preventing new business opportunities from launching or […]

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