Archive for the 'Copyright' Category

"DMCA Notices Took down 14,320 Github Projects in 2019"

Posted in Copyright, Digital Copyright Wars, Digital Repositories, Open Source Software on February 28th, 2020

https://torrentfreak.com/dmca-notices-took-down-14320-github-projects-in-2019-200226/

Paywall Article: "Pirate Open Access as Electronic Civil Disobedience: Is It Ethical to Breach the Paywalls of Monetized Academic Publishing?"

Posted in Copyright, Digital Copyright Wars, Publishing, Scholarly Journals on February 28th, 2020

https://doi.org/10.1002/asi.24351

… and Put into the Public Domain: "Every Possible Melody Has Been Copyrighted, Stored on a Single Hard Drive"

Posted in Copyright, Digital Copyright Wars on February 24th, 2020

https://celebrityaccess.com/2020/02/19/every-possible-melody-has-been-copyrighted-stored-on-a-single-hard-drive/

Paywall Article: "Google in Talks to Pay Publishers for News"

Posted in Copyright, Google and Other Search Engines, Publishing on February 18th, 2020

https://www.wsj.com/articles/google-in-talks-to-pay-publishers-for-content-in-premium-news-product-11581689169

"Reevaluating the DMCA 22 Years Later: Let’s Think of the Users"

Posted in Copyright, Digital Copyright Wars on February 18th, 2020

https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2020/02/reevaluating-dmca-22-years-later-lets-think-users

"University Copyright/Scholarly Communication Offices: Analysis of Their Services and Staff Profile"

Posted in Copyright, Research Libraries, Scholarly Communication on February 18th, 2020

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acalib.2020.102133

"Key Points from The UKRI Open Access Review Consultation Document"

Posted in Copyright, Creative Commons/Open Licenses, Institutional Repositories, Legislation and Government Regulation, Open Access, Publishing, Scholarly Journals on February 17th, 2020

https://eve.gd/2020/02/13/key-points-from-the-ukri-open-access-review-consultation-document/

Copyright: "US Congress Starts Review on Possible Modernization of the DMCA"

Posted in Copyright, Legislation and Government Regulation on February 13th, 2020

https://torrentfreak.com/us-congress-starts-review-on-possible-modernization-of-the-dmca-20021/

Lawsuit by 53 Music Companies: "Cox Asks Court to Overturn or Lower ‘Shockingly Excessive’ $1 Billion Piracy Verdict"

Posted in Copyright, Digital Copyright Wars on February 4th, 2020

https://torrentfreak.com/cox-asks-court-to-overturn-or-lower-shockingly-excessive-1-billion-piracy-verdict-200203/

EU + US Law (Paywall Chapter): "Copyright Liability for Hyperlinking"

Posted in Copyright, Digital Copyright Wars, Internet Regulation, Legislation and Government Regulation on February 3rd, 2020

https://www.elgaronline.com/view/edcoll/9781785368332/9781785368332.00018.xml

Christine L. Borgman: "Whose Text, Whose Mining, and to Whose Benefit?"

Posted in Copyright, Open Access, Publishing, Scholarly Journals, Text and Data Mining on February 3rd, 2020

https://escholarship.org/uc/item/3682b9j6

Chief Officers of State Library Agencies: "Position Statement on Controlled Digital Lending by Libraries endorsed by COSLA"

Posted in Copyright, Digital Rights Management, E-Books, Libraries, Publishing on January 31st, 2020

https://www.cosla.org/News/ArtMID/473/ArticleID/40/Position-Statement-on-Controlled-Digital-Lending-by-Libraries-endorsed-by-COSLA

"Photographs of Public Domain Paintings: How, If at All, Should We Protect Them?"

Posted in Copyright on January 30th, 2020

https://ssrn.com/abstract=2070831

Nix to Article 13: "UK Won’t Implement EU’s Contentious Digital Copyright Law"

Posted in Copyright, Digital Copyright Wars on January 28th, 2020

https://www.engadget.com/2020/01/26/uk-will-not-implement-eu-copyright-directive/

"Germany Wants to Limit Memes and Mashups Derived from Press Publishers’ Material to 128-By-128 Pixels in Resolution, and Three Seconds in Length"

Posted in Copyright, Digital Copyright Wars, Internet Regulation, Legislation and Government Regulation on January 24th, 2020

https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20200117/07301943748/germany-wants-to-limit-memes-mashups-derived-press-publishers-material-to-128-by-128-pixels-resolution-three-seconds-length.shtml

"Justice Department Investigates Sci-Hub Founder on Suspicion of Working for Russian Intelligence"

Posted in Copyright, Publishing, Scholarly Journals on December 20th, 2019

https://tinyurl.com/rc7a37k

"Checking Rights: An IR Manager’s Guide to Checking Copyright"

Posted in Copyright, E-Prints, Institutional Repositories, Research Libraries, Self-Archiving on December 20th, 2019

https://doi.org/10.17161/jcel.v3i3.8248

"WIPO Raises Questions about Artificial Intelligence and Copyright"

Posted in Artificial Intelligence/Robots, Copyright on December 17th, 2019

https://torrentfreak.com/wipo-raises-questions-about-artificial-intelligence-and-copyright-191216/

1924 Works to Enter the Public Domain Soon: "The Public Domain Line is Moving Again—One Year Later"

Posted in Copyright, Public Domain on December 16th, 2019

https://blog.archive.org/2019/12/13/the-public-domain-line-is-moving-again-one-year-later/

Copyright: Making Sense of the Termination Right: How the System Fails Artists and How to Fix It

Posted in Copyright, Reports and White Papers on December 12th, 2019

https://www.publicknowledge.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Making-Sense-of-the-Termination-Right-1.pdf

Overview: https://www.publicknowledge.org/blog/its-time-to-pull-back-the-curtain-on-the-termination-right/

"France, as Promised, Is First out of the Gate with Its Awful Copyright Directive Law: Ignores Requirements for User Protections"

Posted in Copyright, Digital Copyright Wars, Legislation and Government Regulation on December 11th, 2019

https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20191208/19151943526/france-as-promised-is-first-out-gate-with-awful-copyright-directive-law-ignores-requirements-user-protections.shtml

"UC’s Proposed New Copyright Ownership Policy is Open for Feedback"

Posted in Copyright on November 21st, 2019

https://www.library.ucsf.edu/news/ucs-proposed-new-copyright-ownership-policy-is-open-for-feedback/

Creative Commons: "Reproductions of Public Domain Works Should Remain in the Public Domain"

Posted in Copyright, Creative Commons/Open Licenses, Digitization, Museums, Public Domain, Research Libraries on November 21st, 2019

https://creativecommons.org/2019/11/20/reproductions-of-public-domain-works/

Paywall Book: EU Internet Law in the Digital Era

Posted in Copyright, Digital Copyright Wars on November 20th, 2019

https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-030-25579-4

"Music Collection Org: Revenues Are Booming… And That’s Proof Why We Need Even More Draconian Copyright Laws"

Posted in Copyright, Digital Copyright Wars on November 19th, 2019

https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20191111/16211643366/music-collection-org-revenues-are-booming-thats-proof-why-we-need-even-more-draconian-copyright-laws.shtml


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