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Dec 13, 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). In This Issue: Congressional Updates Judicial Updates Administration Updates...
Dec 11, 2014
Yesterday, the Washington Post published “You can take down Pirate Bay, but you can’t kill the Internet it created”. The article was written in response to recent news that the Pirate Bay was no longer online, following a raid by Swedish authorities in Stockholm in connection with copyright law...
Dec 11, 2014
The following article, Pirate Bay shut down-Is it a sign of progress against piracy’s “free for me” mantra?, by Ellen Seidler, is syndicated from Vox Indie and is posted here with permission. Notorious piracy emporium, Pirate Bay is down–for now–after a raid on its servers by Swedish authorities...
Dec 11, 2014
Although copyright law is territorial, the rationale for its protection is universal: ensuring a thriving and diverse cultural fabric for society to enjoy requires providing creators with the option of obtaining fair compensation for their work. As the year comes to a close, we take a look at...
Dec 8, 2014
The following article, Piracy for profit-YouTube’s dirty secret, by Ellen Seidler, is syndicated from Vox Indie and is posted here with permission. YouTube and Russian “aggregator,” piracy partners in crime? When a bad guy steals your car stereo, to turn it into easy money, he often turn it over...
Dec 8, 2014
Esta semana, delegaciones de 12 países se encuentran en Washington DC para continuar negociando el Acuerdo de la Asociación Transpacífica. Como hemos venido reportando, la protección de los derechos de autor ha generado algunas de las discusiones más polémicas entre la comunidad creativa y...
Dec 8, 2014
This week, delegations from 12 countries are in Washington DC to continue negotiating the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP). As we have reported in the past, copyright protection has led to some of the most contentious discussions between the creative community and those who promote a...
Dec 5, 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). In This Issue: Congressional Updates Judicial Updates Administration Updates...
Dec 4, 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 Issues in Education and For the Visually Impaired   Nov. 19, 2014   The Copyright Alliance...
Dec 4, 2014
The following article, Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) uses copyright law as censorship canard again, by Ellen Seidler, is syndicated from Vox Indie and is posted here with permission. Censorship is a dirty word, laden with negative connotations and so it’s not surprising to see the EFF (...

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