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1 hr ago | Boing Boing

Comixology adds DRM-free option! Excelsior

Unlike some of its stablemates, the Amazon-owned comics platform is to allow authors and publishers to distribute their work without the shackles of proprietary rights-management, writes Cory Doctorow The largest online comics distributor , owned by Amazon, will let you download comics in your library in DRM-free formats like PDF and CBZ, where ... (more)

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Digital Rights Management, Comixology

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Paris Parfait

Day of mourning.

All text and photos © Tara Bradford. All rights reserved. Under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act and international copyright law, usage of photographs or text - without my permission - is strictly prohibited.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Stories

Michelle Phan and Kaskade Speak Out Against Ultra Records

Makeup vlogger Michelle Phan has responded to Ultra Records' copyright infringement lawsui t .

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Mission Local

Good Morning Mission

It's 7 a.m. and 61 now and expected to rise to 69 . Details for the next 10 days are here.

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Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food

Mon Jul 21, 2014

NBC Bay Area

SF Eviction Attorneys Use Copyright Law to Remove Video

Mentions of San Francisco law firm Bornstein & Bornstein, known for its work on landlords' eviction suits, can be found all over the Internet.

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

SF Appeal

Infamous SF Eviction Lawyers Use DMCA Claim to Silence Protest Video

Not content to help landlords evict tenants from their homes and businesses, Daniel Bornstein at the Law Offices of Bornstein and Bornstein is using copyright claims to have criticism of his firm removed from YouTube.

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Sun Jul 20, 2014

WFMU's Beware of the Blog

'Placenta Preview', with The Green County Boys

If you are a copyright owner and believe that your copyrighted works have been used in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, here is our DMCA Notice .

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HipHopDx

[News] Ludacris Criticized By Photographer Over Instagram Photo

A photographer files a Digital Millennium Copyright Act takedown notice with Instagram after his picture is shared by Ludacris without credit.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News

Autoblog

The best place to get your Top Gear fix online has been thwacked by lawyers

The website Final Gear is one of the premiere fan sites for Top Gear on the Internet.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

FinalGear.com

All Episode Links Removed due to DMCA Take-Down Notice

While FinalGear.com does not host any torrents or copyright infringing material, we have had to disable all episode links due to a DMCA Take-Down covering every Top Gear episode.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

MediaPost

Senate Votes To Allow Cell-Phone Unlocking

The Senate unanimously voted on Tuesday to allow consumers to unlock their cell phones so they can use the devices with a variety of carriers.

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Related Topix: Digital Rights Management, Science / Technology, Criminal Defense Law, Law

CNN

Methods Of iPhone 5S / 5C Unlocking: DMCA Legality Updated

When the lone Librarian of Congress decided two years ago that unlocking your own mobile phone violated copyright protections, the entire industry that relied on cell phone unlocking was turned upside down overnight.

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Related Topix: iPhone, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics

JD Supra

Copyright As An Online Reputation Management Tool: A Round Hole For A Square Peg

We have written many times recently about the use of copyright law to do what defamation law can't: take stuff down from the internet.

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Related Topix: Dentistry, US News, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Hill

Senate passes bill to allow 'unlocking' cell phones

The Senate passed a bill Tuesday that would allow consumers to "unlock" their cell phone in order to switch providers once their contract is up.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Patrick Leahy

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Paris Parfait

La Fete Nationale

All text and photos © Tara Bradford. All rights reserved. Under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act and international copyright law, usage of photographs or text - without my permission - is strictly prohibited.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Slashdot

"Internet's Own Boy" Briefly Knocked Off YouTube With Bogus DMCA Claim

An anonymous reader writes "In a bitter irony, a documentary celebrating Aaron Swartz, the late Internet activist who helped create the Creative Commons, has been taken down from YouTube by a misguided copyright claim ."

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Wireless Week

Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Unlocking Bill

The U.S. Senate Judiciary committee on Thursday unanimously approved revised bipartisan legislation geared toward making it easier for consumers to unlock their cell phones and take them with to a new carrier.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Chuck Grassley

Thu Jul 10, 2014

ComputerWorld

Senate committee approves mobile phone unlocking bill

The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee has voted to approve legislation that would allow mobile phone owners to unlock their devices for the purposes of switching carriers.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Patrick Leahy

Digital Game Developer

Rightscorp Secures Representation Agreement with The Royalty Network...

The Royalty Network, currently celebrating its 20th anniversary, is recognized as one of the music industry's most powerful music publishing firms.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

OregonLive.com

Takeaways from Cory Doctorow's Beaverton visit: RATters could be spying on you; the problem with digital locks

JULY 8, 2014 - Author and digital activist Cory Doctorow talks digital locks, Heartbleed and copyright law at the Beaverton City Library.

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Related Topix: Beaverton, OR, Tigard, OR

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