Posts Tagged ‘copyright’

Pinboard bookmarks for February 6th

Pinboard links for February 6th, syndicated automagically: We Need Copyright Reform, Not ACTA! | TorrentFreak – The internet is a great tool to alert politicians to all the dangers of this treaty, just as the internet was a tool to mobilize people against the SOPA and PIPA bills in the US. For any lobby to […]

Pinboard bookmarks for November 28th

Pinboard links for November 28th, syndicated automagically: talkabout » Facebook ist eher (private) Party. Google+ eher (öffentliche) Convention.: – Menschen mit gleichen Interessen finden – und sich vernetzen Google+ eignet sich wie kein anderes Netzwerk anderer Internet-Dienst, Menschen mit bestimmten Interessen zu finden – und sich dann mit ihnen zu vernetzen. Google+ ist im Gegensatz […]

US copyright lobby out-of-touch

Michael Geist takes position (here at the BBC) in regard of the digital copyright policy, international treaties and lobbying powers … Internet law professor Michael Geist takes a look at intellectual property protection in the US and finds it somewhat out of step with the rest of the world. und Countries singled out for criticism […]

Copyright and the law

A worthwhile and interesting article in the Economist on the Grokster ruling, media industry business model implications and copyright law … For one, it holds that the supreme court’s decision struck what looks like the best available balance under current laws between the claims of media firms, which are battling massive infringements of their copyrights, […]

Publishers Take Issue with Google Print

Publishers are increasingly afraid that Googles new business of cataloging books for Web searches will hurt their own businesses … righlty so, because, yes, in the end it may even blow their business model to pieces … Google Print for Libraries will allow users to search through books and periodicals that the company has added […]

p2p innovation and policy advice

Found this interesting paper on the effects of p2p technology … by the Digital Media Project team at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard Law School. New digital technologies and the online environment pose significant challenges to the traditional business models of the music and film industries. The digital era threatens current […]