Copyright

10.14.15
No thanks: JPEG images may soon have copy protection
10.14.15

No thanks: JPEG images may soon have copy protection

The JPEG organization is working on a standard that would lock down images with DRM.

By J. Fingas,   10.14.15
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10.09.15
The Trans-Pacific Partnership could spell the end of filesharing sites
10.09.15

The Trans-Pacific Partnership could spell the end of filesharing sites

If content is deemed infringing in one member nation, it is considered infringing in all member nations. Seems fair.

By A. Tarantola,   10.09.15
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08.27.15
Major UK music body sues SoundCloud over unpaid royalties
08.27.15

Major UK music body sues SoundCloud over unpaid royalties

SoundCloud says the suit is "entirely devoid of merit and foundation" and vows to fight it.

By M. Brian,   08.27.15
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07.26.15
Georgia sues man for posting annotated state laws online
07.26.15

Georgia sues man for posting annotated state laws online

Think you have the right to post state laws online, no matter the format? Georgia would beg to differ.

By J. Fingas,   07.26.15
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07.25.15
Twitter is erasing stolen jokes
07.25.15

Twitter is erasing stolen jokes

Don't pilfer someone else's Twitter joke -- you might find it erased later on.

By J. Fingas,   07.25.15
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07.18.15
UK says it's once again illegal to rip CDs for personal use
07.18.15

UK says it's once again illegal to rip CDs for personal use

Brits: we hope you enjoyed that brief, glorious year of legal media ripping, because you're once a...

By J. Fingas,   07.18.15
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06.29.15
Supreme Court won't touch Google's fight with Oracle over Android
06.29.15

Supreme Court won't touch Google's fight with Oracle over Android

When Oracle got a second chance at making Google pay for using Java programming kits in Android, t...

By J. Fingas,   06.29.15
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