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04.13.15
Musicians and Congress join forces in fight for royalty reform
04.13.15

Musicians and Congress join forces in fight for royalty reform

Fair artist compensation from internet radio and streaming services is quite the hot topic of late...

By B. Steele,   04.13.15
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01.03.15
Canadian internet providers now have to forward warnings to pirates
01.03.15

Canadian internet providers now have to forward warnings to pirates

Watch out, Canada: you now have to deal with anti-piracy notices, much like your American friends....

By J. Fingas,   01.03.15
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06.05.14
EU court rules that reading online news doesn't violate copyright
06.05.14

EU court rules that reading online news doesn't violate copyright

You probably didn't know it, but the legality of what you're doing right now has been a hotly deba...

By S. Buckley,   06.05.14
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11.10.13
Changes to copyright laws could be very good or very bad; it depends on who's involved
11.10.13

Changes to copyright laws could be very good or very bad; it depends on who's involved

When it comes to data we upload to the web and digital content in all its forms, it's hard to tell...

By M. Smith,   11.10.13
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08.01.13
German publishers opt to remain in Google News, still expect to get paid
08.01.13

German publishers opt to remain in Google News, still expect to get paid

Google said last month it would require German publishers to opt-in if they wanted to continue to...

By J. Rigg,   08.01.13
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11.27.12
Google's 'Defend your Net' campaign asks Germans to resist copyright changes
11.27.12

Google's 'Defend your Net' campaign asks Germans to resist copyright changes

Remember when the German government was thinking about making search engines either remove news ex...

By J. Rigg,   11.27.12
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01.20.12
Supreme Court rules public domain isn't permanent, says Congress can re-copyright some international works (update)
01.20.12

Supreme Court rules public domain isn't permanent, says Congress can re-copyright some international works (update)

If you've been enjoying the fireworks over PIPA and SOPA these past weeks, get ready for more intell...

By T. O'Brien,   01.20.12
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09.17.10
The Lawbringer: The trouble with fan fiction
09.17.10

The Lawbringer: The trouble with fan fiction

Pop law abounds in The Lawbringer, your weekly dose of WoW, the law, video games and the MMO genre...

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07.26.10
Did the Fifth Circuit just make breaking DRM legal? Not quite.
07.26.10

Did the Fifth Circuit just make breaking DRM legal? Not quite.

The world of digital copyright law is a busy place this morning -- not only did the Li...

By Nilay Patel,   07.26.10
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