Savvy business owners understand the importance of intellectual property (IP) to their business’ success and most can name patents, trademarks, and copyrights as some of the various forms that IP can take. But the distinctions between copyrights, patents, and trademarks is often confusing and misunderstood, even by business people that regularly deal with IP. But not […]
High court denies Google’s appeal in Oracle case.
Great idea. Terrible timing.
A police raid took the site down on Tuesday.
Police have reportedly seized servers and computers.
Nix problem tunes before YouTube does.
Irony, thy name is Jony Ive.
The site may be taking evasive action
Ask permission before using our stuff, says Reddit.
Is this photographer bananas for claiming ownership?
The federal appeals court in the Oracle-Google case reverses a lower court and potentially throws the modern Internet into confusion.
A software-copyright dispute blows up good after a judge sees that a developer describes himself on his website as “good at hacking things.”
Authentise has created a solution that prevents printable 3D blueprints from being saved, copied or shared.
Craig Newmark seems to be of two minds when it comes to the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, but only one of them is consistent with his public persona as founder of Craigslist.
Some of the crew behind Mystery Science Theater 3000 have created RiffTrax to come up with new options for hilarious movie commentary. Riffmaster Michael J. Nelson explains why they’re trying to raise big bucks to license the latest Hollywood blockbusters.
House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte says it’s time to re-examine U.S. copyright law. Given how much water he’s carried for Hollywood, however, that might just make things worse.
Turns out we hadn’t heard the last from Aaron Swartz. Documentarians have released unedited footage from Swartz’s “last video interview,” filmed roughly six months prior to the Internet activist’s suicide.
Vine just got its first DMCA copyright takedown notices for hosting six-second clips of Prince songs. This is crazy.
They can sue all they want, but broadcasters may wind up losing their case against the disruptive Internet TV service Aereo. If they really want to defeat the service, it’s time to put some of that energy into innovating.
Even though SOPA failed, says Andrew Bridges, “Soft SOPA” is the government unofficially putting pressure on advertising networks and payment processors to blacklist certain sites.