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  1. Three States Propose DMCA-Countering 'Right To Repair' LawsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Slashdot

    Automakers are using the Digital Millennium Copyright Act to shut down tools used by car mechanics -- but three states are trying to stop them. An anonymous reader quotes IFixIt.Org: in 2014, Ford sued Autel for making a tool that diagnoses car trouble and tells you what part fixes it.

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  2. Website Operators Must Comply with New DMCA Agent Registration...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 20 | JD Supra

    Initiation of copyright infringement claims on the internet is becoming more prevalent with the increasing sophistication of software that lets copyright owners scour the internet for infringements of images. If your website lets users post content, the Digital Millennium Copyright Act can protect you from possible copyright infringement liability.

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  3. RADIO: Musicians Sues Distributor E1 Direct Deal with SiriusxmRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 20 | All About Jazz

    All About Jazz needs your help and we have a deal. For $20, we'll hide those pesky Google ads and present exclusive content for a full year! In a piece of legal news with wide implications for the music business, indie string trio Time for Three and S'More Entertainment have filed a class action lawsuit against Entertainment One regarding the music and entertainment distributor's their direct deal with SiriusXM.

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  4. Copyright as a tool to censor political dissent in Latin AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 20 | Creative Commons

    We're taking part in Copyright Week , a series of actions and discussions supporting key principles that should guide copyright policy. Every day this week, various groups are taking on different elements of the law, and addressing what's at stake, and what we need to do to make sure that copyright promotes creativity and innovation.

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  5. Two tech issues the Trump administration should prioritizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 20 | The Hill

    Many tech policy questions remain as we prepare to greet our new President. It's impossible to know what the tech priorities until they are announced, but there are some key issues relevant to innovation that will undoubtedly be at the forefront of their minds, given the president's focus on job growth: the future of work and of property rights online.

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  6. Book editor sues Texas A&M for copyright violation on originalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 19 | Houston Chronicle

    The Texas A&M 12th Man screams and hollers during the fourth quarter of the Texas A&M-Nebraska college football game, Nov. 20, 2010, at Kyle Stadium in College Station. Texas A&M won the game 9-6.

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  7. EFF to Court: Protect Free Speech From Overbroad Use of DMCARead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 19 | Eff.org

    In order to make remix videos, do computer research, or make e-books accessible, people often need to bypass access controls on the media they own. This week, EFF explained to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit that the government cannot prohibit such speech without running afoul of the First Amendment, in a friend-of-the-court brief filed in the case of VidAngel v.

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  8. Take a Look at the Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Lego SetsRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 19 | The Daily SuperHero

    Images used may be copyright and/or trademarks of their respective company/owner and are used for entertainment purposes only without any malicious intent. Copyright 2012-2016. All Rights Reserved. This site is protected from liability under the DMCA. Site v.V. Click for Privacy Policy / Cookie Use.

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  9. Musicians Sues Distributor E1 Direct Deal With SiriusXMRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 19 | Hypebot

    In a piece of legal news with wide implications for the music business, indie string trio Time for Three and S'More Entertainment have filed a class action lawsuit against Entertainment One regarding the music and entertainment distributor's their direct deal with SiriusXM. The string trio Time for Three and S'More Entertainment filed a class action yesterday in New York federal district court against "Defendants Entertainment One GP LLC and Entertainment One U.S. LP, doing business as E1 Entertainment and/or Koch Entertainment LP" for a variety of claims relating to the defendant's direct deal with SiriusXM.

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  10. Music Industry: Youtubea (TM)S Safe Harbor: The Push for ReformRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | All About Jazz

    All About Jazz needs your help and we have a deal. For $20, we'll hide those pesky Google ads and present exclusive content for a full year! With YouTube being the most used streaming service in the world, the pressure is building from major artists for a reform of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act which currently grants the video site safe harbor provisions harmful to artists.

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  11. Opera Presto Source Code Leaks OnlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | Slashdot

    Catalin Cimpanu, writing for BleepingComputer: An unknown third-party has leaked the source code of the old Opera Presto browser engine on GitHub , and later on Bitbucket, two services for hosting and sharing source code online. Opera Presto is the layout engine at the heart of the old Opera browser.

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  12. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 First Look at Kurt Russell's Ego in Funko Toy FormRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 17 | The Daily SuperHero

    Images used may be copyright and/or trademarks of their respective company/owner and are used for entertainment purposes only without any malicious intent. Copyright 2012-2016. All Rights Reserved. This site is protected from liability under the DMCA. Site v.V. Click for Privacy Policy / Cookie Use.

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  13. Pokemon mod for Ark: Survival Evolved lets you hunt Charizard in first personRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 16 | Polygon

    One of the most popular mods for Ark: Survival Evolved lets you hunt Pokemon in first-person and virtual reality. The mod, called Pokemon Evolved , was recently hit with a Digital Millennium Copyright Act claim, but it's recently been lifted allowing the mod to be downloaded once more.

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  14. Client Alert: Action Needed by Organizations whose Websites allow User PostingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 16 | JD Supra

    Businesses and nonprofits that operate a website or other online presence where users may post content will need to take action in 2017 in order to obtain or preserve their protection under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act safe harbor from copyright infringement liability. Since its inception in 1998, the DMCA safe harbor, 17 U.S.C. 512 , has offered a liability shield for an organization in connection with copyright infringing materials posted by website visitors, provided that the organization takes the necessary steps under the safe harbor rules.

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  15. YouTube's Safe Harbor: The Push For ReformRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 16 | Hypebot

    With YouTube being the most used streaming service in the world, the pressure is building from major artists for a reform of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act which currently grants the video site safe harbor provisions harmful to artists. Music industry pressure is mounting on YouTube.

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  16. For the Time Being, Tech Companies Remain Shielded from Liability for Users' Uploaded ContentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | JD Supra

    Thanks to recent decisions by the First and Second Circuit Courts of Appeals, tech companies will remain protected from liability for some of their users' uploaded content under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act and the Communications Decency Act , at least for now. Although the U.S. Supreme Court decided this past Monday not to reconsider the First Circuit's CDA decision in Jane Doe No.

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  17. This major Pirate Bay news is REALLY bad for Hollywood's block...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | Daily Star

    Despite increased crackdowns on dodgy online activities , more people than ever are using The Pirate Bay in order to download illegal content. Having been knocked off top spot in recent years, The Pirate Bay has once again been crowned the world's most popular torrent site in a comparison survey by Torrentfreak.

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  18. Online Reviewers Get New ProtectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | jdsupra.com

    Your business booked a large charity event. However, the customer contact turns out to be a nightmare.

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  19. New Year's Resolution for Website Operators: Register Your...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 10 | JD Supra

    The U.S. Copyright Office announced a new online system to designate copyright agents for online service providers under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act . The online designation system replaces the former paper application system and paper applications are no longer accepted.

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  20. 123movies.is: Watch free movies onlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 9 | TechWhack

    Since the early twentieth-century moving pictures have brought us an incalculable amount of enjoyment. From the beginning, they have allowed us to view an incredible amount new and exciting perspectives and events.

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