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Jul 31, 2014
The following article, “Tim’s Vermeer” Paints the Creativity – Tech Debate in Full Color, by Gordon Platt, is syndicated from CreativityTech and is posted here with permission. “Tim’s Vermeer” is a documentary all about the connections between technology and creativity. Produced by Penn Jillette...
Jul 30, 2014
This article, Expendables 3 and the negative effects of piracy, by Terry Hart, is syndicated from Copyhype and is posted here with permission. This past week, a DVD quality copy of Expendables 3 leaked onto online pirate sites, weeks before its August 15 box office debut. Along with the news came...
Jul 29, 2014
This article, Expendables 3 Pre-Release Leak Must Prompt an Anti-Piracy Pushback, by Gordon Platt, is syndicated from PrivacyNet and is posted here with permission. Sylvester Stallone | Image Credit: Wikipedia Hollywood has long eyed the struggles of the music industry as a...
Jul 28, 2014
Last Wednesday, a pirate copy of the movie “The Expendables 3” was leaked through pirate sites three weeks before its U.S. theatrical release scheduled for August 15th. According to Variety, the movie was downloaded more than 1 million times worldwide by Sunday afternoon. Michael Smith, Professor...
Jul 28, 2014
This article, New Study: Impact of Pre-Release Piracy, by David Newhoff, is syndicated from The Illusion of More and is posted here with permission. People like to quibble about the harm done to the motion picture industry by online piracy. They split hairs over things like whether or not each...
Jul 28, 2014
This article, Google’s piracy profit machine continues unchecked, by Ellen Seidler, is syndicated from Vox Indie and is posted here with permission. Watch Disney’s hit Frozen online for free, thanks to Google Google says it’s trying…really…to get tough with online piracy, but actual evidence...
Jul 26, 2014
Weekly copyright related summary of issues, congressional developments, judicial updates, administration updates, international updates and industry updates, provided courtesy of American Continental Group (ACG).  Headlines and Highlights:  The House Judiciary’s Subcommittee on IP holds a hearing...
Jul 24, 2014
Statement For The Record of Sandra Aistars, Chief Executive Officer, Copyright Alliance Before The House Judiciary Committee Subcommittee On Courts, Intellectual Property And The Internet Copyright Remedies July 24, 2014   The Copyright Alliance is a nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization...
Jul 21, 2014
This article, Twitter, Plagiarism and Retweeting, by Jonathan Bailey, is syndicated from Plagiarism Today and is posted here with permission. It feels like plagiarism shouldn’t exist on Twitter. Twitter has made it easy to retweet what someone else has posted with the click of a mouse. So easy that...
Jul 18, 2014
Weekly copyright related summary of issues, congressional developments, judicial updates, administration updates, international updates and industry updates, provided courtesy of American Continental Group (ACG). Headlines and Highlights:             The House Judiciary’s IP Subcommittee examines...

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