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41: new post   Rupert Murdoch Wants New Internet Regulations to Protect Journalism
"The question is, should we be allowing Google to steal all our copyright... not steal, but take," said Murdoch. "Not just them but Yahoo."
Apr 3, 2009
42: new post   Sweden's IPRED Anti-Piracy Law Hits Internet Traffic
"The new law, which is based on the European Union's Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement Directive (IPRED), allows copyright holders to obtain a court order forcing ISPs to provide the IP addresses identifying which computers have been sharing copyrighted material."
Apr 2, 2009
43: new post   Are There SEO Friendly Ways to Help Prevent Site Plagiarism?
Feb 14, 2009
44: new post   New York Times Sued by Newspaper Chain Over Linking Practices
"The suit challenges the widespread practice of reproducing samples of text with links to original published content on other sites."
Dec 29, 2008
45: new post   Google Settles Book Scanning Copyright Suit
Oct 28, 2008
46: new post   RIAA-Backed Intellectual Property Law Signed Off
"The law also steepens penalties for intellectual-property infringement, and increases resources for the Department of Justice to coordinate for federal and state efforts against counterfeiting and piracy."
Oct 14, 2008
47: new post   Group Wants ISPs To Block Copyrighted Files
"According to the group's site, it wants to help "creators" (read media companies) get "fairly compensated for the use of their work."
Sept 25, 2008
48: new post   Progress in Fair Use Case For YouTube Video
"A federal judge in San Jose handed a victory to fair-use advocates today, refusing to dismiss a lawsuit that a Pennsylvania woman filed after Universal Music Publishing forced YouTube to remove a video of her children cavorting to an old Prince hit."
Aug 21, 2008
49: new post   Court Ruling Says Free Software, Open Source, Can Be Protected
"...the federal appeals court in Washington said that just because a software programmer gave his work away did not mean it could not be protected."
Aug 14, 2008
50: new post   A.P. Doesn't Want Titles and Short Excerpts Used
"According to the following, the A.P. is going after a webmaster for posting article titles and brief excerpts, claiming "Fair Use" does not permit this practice."
June 16, 2008
51: new post   Paraphrasing - When Is It Plagiarism?
"WebmasterWorld members discuss the evergreen topic of plagiarism."
May 19, 2008
52: new post   Orphan Works Copyright Legislation Proposed
"What they are trying to accomplish is to allow usage of orphaned copyrighted material so that many potentially important materials may be included in publications and documentaries, after a good faith search fails to locate the author, to avoid massive copyright lawsuits including statutory penalties."
May 12, 2008
53: new post   TorrentSpy Parent, Valence Media, Hit By $110Million Fine
"In a four-page final ruling issued Wednesday, U.S. District Court Judge Florence-Marie Cooper entered the multimillion-dollar judgment against TorrentSpy parent company Valence Media for wilfully inducing, contributing and vicariously allowing copyright infringement on its Web site."
May 8, 2008
54: new post   Writers Want Laws To Maintain Internet Freedom
"Writers are pushing for legislation to guarantee the Internet's status as an open forum for communication."
Apr 22, 2008
55: new post   Best Ways to Prevent Plagiarism
Apr 15, 2008
56: new post   Iris Scans Could Help Protect Photograph Copyright
"The system works by scanning the iris as the eye is put to the viewfinder when the shot is composed."
Feb 24, 2008
57: new post   Are Site Links Subject to Copyright?
"Is linking to a site in any way a copyright issue?"
Jan 21, 2008
58: new post   Time to Update Your Copyright Year
"I know it is early in the year, but before you forget you may want to update the copyright year on your websites."
Jan 5, 2008
59: new post   Web Access Cut For Music & Film Pirates In France
"Under the agreement, drawn up by a commission headed by the chief executive of FNAC, one of France's biggest music and film retailers, service providers will issue warning messages to customers downloading files illegally."
Nov 26, 2007
60: new post   Murdoch To Drop WSJ.com Subscription Fees
Rupert Murdoch says he'll drop the subscription fee for the online Wall Street Journal, hoping to more than make up the difference in advertising revenue.
Nov 14, 2007
61: new post   Wikipedia Cleared in French Defamation Case
Court determines that web site hosts cannot be liable under civil law because of information stored on them if they do not in fact know of their illicit nature.
Nov 6, 2007
62: new post   Internet Media Companies Agree to Copyright Protection Guidelines
"They agreed to use technology to eliminate copyright-infringing content uploaded by Web users and to block any pirated material before it is publicly accessible."
Oct 18, 2007
63: new post   Flickr Photo Used Without Permission
"Four months later, she and her family are in Federal District Court in Dallas suing for damages."
Oct 5, 2007
64: new post   Wikipedia has my content!
What to do when your content turns up on Wikipedia... Plus, who's liable for lost ad revenue on the original site?
Sept 26, 2007
65: new post   Using My Photographs of Public Objects on Websites
"So, what's the situation with taking a photograph of that sculpture in the park? Can anyone take a picture and put it on their website, sell postcards, etc.? Or, must you contact the town of Smith for permission? Or, must you contact the original artist of the sculpture or his/her heirs?
July 2, 2007
66: new post   Advantages of Blogspot Blog vs.Web Site Blog
"What are the advantages / disadvantages of using a Blogspot blog for this project as opposed to publishing on my own site without a blog structure?"
June 22, 2007
67: new post   Writing in Voices: I Have Many!
I tend to linger in places where the air is one of authenticity - the marriage of voice, context and content. How can we apply this to our sites?
June 2, 2007
68: new post   Company Will Track and "Fingerprint" Associated Press Content
"Attributor CEO and co-founder Jim Brock calls the "DNA" of the material, which boils down to a specific paragraph or a few sentences. With that information, Attributor can watch where the content is going in turn giving publishers a map. Publishers can then determine where, how, and when the content is used."
June 1, 2007
69: new post   Belgian Newspaper Group in Talks Over Copyright Row With Google
""Internet users interested in Belgian news and users of Google's search engine may have noticed today that the Web sites of the Belgian French and German-language daily newspapers ... are again referenced on the search engine," a joint statement issued by Google and Copiepresse said."
May 4, 2007
70: new post   Writers' Block: Breaking Out With Ten Simple Ideas
"Have you ever had one of those days/weeks/months when you can't get that writing project started?"
Feb 6, 2007
71: new post   Texas Court Confused on Deep Linking
"A court in Dallas, Texas has found a website operator liable for copyright infringement because his site linked to an 'audio webcast' without permission. Observers have criticised the judge for failing to understand the internet."
Jan 25, 2007
72: new post   Publishers Find Technology Agreement With Search Engines
"The World Association of Newspapers, European Publishers Council, International Publishers Association and European Newspaper Publishers' Association are backing ACAP (Automated Content Access Protocol), an automated system that allows online publishers to provide information about access to and use of their content. The information is provided in a form that can be recognised and interpreted by search engine crawlers and details the terms under which content can be used. "
Sept 26, 2006
73: new post   Publishers Aim For Some Control Of Search Results
"Global publishers, fearing that Web search engines such as Google Inc. are encroaching on their ability to generate revenue, plan to launch an automated system for granting permission on how to use their content. "
Sept 22, 2006
74: new post   Tips For Easing 5Mb PDF eBook File Downloads
"Visitors had started downloading but either given up or been unable to download the files. How can I make the experience more successful for visitors?"
Sept 21, 2006
75: new post   YouTube and Warner in a Landmark Deal
"Videos by Warner's artists can be used in return for a slice of advertising revenue. The agreement also covers the use of material in homemade videos, which form a large part of YouTube's content."
Sept 20, 2006
76: new post   Universal Music Threatens MySpace, YouTube
Universal Music CEO: "We believe these new businesses are copyright infringers and owe us tens of millions of dollars..."
Sept 15, 2006
77: new post   Arthur Schiff Dies - Copywriter Behind Ginsu Knives
"It slices bread so thin, your relatives will never come back! 'But Wait! There's More!'"
Sept 9, 2006
78: new post   Content Is King
"Everyone agrees that content is king, but what exactly constitutes good content?"
Sept 7, 2006
79: new post   Microsoft's Digital Rights Management (DRM) Cracked
"... have created a program that circumvents Microsoft's Digital Rights Management System (DRM)."
Aug 29, 2006
80: new post   Tips For Writing Short Articles For The Web
"How do you manage to write short articles. What kind of technique do you use?"
Aug 24, 2006
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