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|1281:|| 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."
|Content, Writing and Copyright||May 8, 2008|
|1282:|| 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."
|Content, Writing and Copyright||May 12, 2008|
|1283:|| Paraphrasing - When Is It Plagiarism?|
"WebmasterWorld members discuss the evergreen topic of plagiarism."
|Content, Writing and Copyright||May 19, 2008|
|1284:|| 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."
|Content, Writing and Copyright||June 16, 2008|
|1285:|| 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."
|Content, Writing and Copyright||Aug 14, 2008|
|1286:|| 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."
|Content, Writing and Copyright||Aug 21, 2008|
|1287:|| 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."
|Content, Writing and Copyright||Sept 25, 2008|
|1288:|| 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."
|Content, Writing and Copyright||Oct 14, 2008|
|1289:|| Google Settles Book Scanning Copyright Suit||Content, Writing and Copyright||Oct 28, 2008|
|1290:|| 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."
|Content, Writing and Copyright||Dec 29, 2008|
|1291:|| Are There SEO Friendly Ways to Help Prevent Site Plagiarism?||Content, Writing and Copyright||Feb 14, 2009|
|1292:|| 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."
|Content, Writing and Copyright||Apr 2, 2009|
|1293:|| 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."
|Content, Writing and Copyright||Apr 3, 2009|
|1294:|| Web Content To Guide A B2B Prospect Through The Sales Cycle|
"...general types of information that any company could create that was using their web site to market to a B2B base, and needed to generate more leads..."
|Content, Writing and Copyright||Apr 12, 2009|
|1295:|| Rewriting Content and The Risk of Receiving a DMCA|
"Recently we re-wrote a news article from another... website."
|Content, Writing and Copyright||May 14, 2009|
|1296:|| Canadian Law 'Breached' By Facebook's Privacy Stance|
"Facebook's policy of holding on to subscribers' personal information, even after their accounts had been deactivated, was one area that breached Canada's privacy law.."
|Content, Writing and Copyright||July 17, 2009|
|1297:|| Wikipedia and UK's National Portrait Gallery In Row Over Paintings Uploads|
"The National Portrait Gallery is threatening legal action after 3,300 images from its website were uploaded to Wikipedia..."
|Content, Writing and Copyright||July 21, 2009|
|1298:|| The Associated Press To Clamp Down On Unpaid Use Of Articles||Content, Writing and Copyright||July 25, 2009|
|1299:|| Top Web Content Writing Tips For A Non-Writer|
"WebmasterWorld members help with their top tips for content creation for non-writers."
|Content, Writing and Copyright||Sept 23, 2009|
|1300:|| Rupert Murdoch: I Will Block Google|
"Rupert Murdoch has said he will try to block Google from using news content from his companies. The billionaire told Sky News Australia he will explore ways to remove stories from Google's search indexes, including Google News."
|Content, Writing and Copyright||Nov 9, 2009|
|1301:|| The Elements of a Perfect Home Page||Content, Writing and Copyright||Dec 12, 2009|
|1302:|| Copyright Infringement Case Clears ISP Of Responsibility|
"In the first case of its kind, an Australian court has ruled that an internet service provider cannot be responsible for illegal downloading."
|Content, Writing and Copyright||Feb 5, 2010|
|1303:|| RIAA Wins in LimeWire File Sharing Lawsuit|
"The logical next step by the Recording Industry Association of America, the trade group representing the four largest recording companies, is to get a preliminary injunction and force Lime Wire to cease LimeWire's file-sharing functionality."
|Content, Writing and Copyright||May 13, 2010|
|1304:|| Why Writing For The Web Ought To Be More Important|
"WebmasterWorld Members discuss whether adequate importance is given to the old adage of 'content is king.' The value of the written word should be given far more attention by webmasters."
|Content, Writing and Copyright||June 8, 2010|
|1305:|| Times Newspaper Begins To Charge Online Readers For Content|
"My suspicion is that the main problem with this experiment is what I'd call friction. Web users have got used to clicking simply from one page to another without hindrance."
|Content, Writing and Copyright||July 2, 2010|
|1306:|| How to Find a Writer - What to Pay|
"I need to boost a site up with some content and would like to hire a writer. If I could offload some writing for a bit, I could work on other things to help move a project along."
|Content, Writing and Copyright||Aug 31, 2010|
|1307:|| The Legal Battle Over Use Of The Word 'pod'|
Apple has embarked on a legal battle over the right to use the word 'pod'."
|Content, Writing and Copyright||Sept 27, 2010|
|1308:|| UK Copyright Laws To Be Reviewed And Made "fit for Internet age"|
"...the law could be relaxed to allow greater use of copyright material without the owner's permission."
|Content, Writing and Copyright||Nov 5, 2010|
|1309:|| U.S. Senate Passes Bill Over Counterfeit Goods Websites|
"If the registry is located outside the United States, the U.S. Attorney General could go after the website by requiring U.S.-based Internet service providers, payment processors and advertising networks to stop doing business with it."
|Content, Writing and Copyright||Nov 18, 2010|
|1310:|| Court Rejects Appeal By Tiffany Vs eBay Over Trademark|
"Tiffany said the case presented an extremely important question about allocating trademark rights and burdens in the modern Internet economy."
|Content, Writing and Copyright||Nov 29, 2010|
|1311:|| China Beefs Up Punishment For Intellectual Property Theft|
China has arrested more than 4,000 people for violating intellectual property rights (IPR) since November and will enforce tougher punishments to combat the "rampant" problem, a senior government official said on Tuesday.
Gao Feng, deputy director of the Ministry of Public Security's Economic Crimes Investigation Bureau, told a news conference that his agency had uncovered more than 2,000 cases since China launched a six-month campaign to beef up enforcement of intellectual property rights last November.
The financial value of the cases totaled 2.3 billion yuan ($348 million), Gao said, adding that the number of arrests, cases and financial value represent a tripling from the same period a year ago.
|Content, Writing and Copyright||Jan 12, 2011|
|1312:|| Piracy of eBooks: A Growing Problem, Or An Opportunity?|
If you're an author with little or no following, surely this is an opportunity. If you're an established author that relies on sales, it's going to hurt.[br][br]Should the established author fight, or ignore, and should the unknown author grasp this as an opportunity to get known.
|Content, Writing and Copyright||Feb 21, 2011|
|1313:|| Fair Use General Guidance|
This week Anthony Falzone, Executive Director of the Fair Use project, and Julie Ahrens, Associate Director of the Fair Use project, answered a selection of the top voted questions.
|Content, Writing and Copyright||May 5, 2011|
|1314:|| Inquiry or Enquiry for Global Website|
WebmasterWorld Members discuss whether American English or British English is best for a global site. Inquiry, or enquiry, the list goes on.
|Content, Writing and Copyright||Aug 11, 2011|
|1315:|| After Submitting a DMCA, What Are The Other Options?|
What should be the next step? Can I do anything else other than wait?
|Content, Writing and Copyright||Sept 19, 2011|
|1316:|| E.U. Court Rejects ISP Illegal Content Filter|
"This judgement is a victory for freedom of expression online. It draws a thick line in the sand that future copyright enforcement measures in the UK cannot cross.[br][br]"Invasive and general surveillance of users is unacceptable. This helps to nail down the limits of powers to curtail people's freedom to communicate online."
|Content, Writing and Copyright||Nov 24, 2011|
|1317:|| Content Writing Scam Unveiled|
I ordered a few original articles using an online service. They were exceptionally cheap, and I was thrilled when I received them: they were 100% original (copy / paste several 10-word strings between "" into Google produced no results whatsoever).[br][br]Find out how the scammed article was uncovered.
|Content, Writing and Copyright||Dec 2, 2011|
|1318:|| How To Make Your Web Site Content More Readable|
WebmasterWorld Members discuss an important topic, web site readability. Making a site readable may significantly improve time-on-site, earnings, enquiries, and business.
|Content, Writing and Copyright||Dec 10, 2011|
|1319:|| Germany Puts a Hold On Signing ACTA Agreement|
Latvia also put off signing on Friday. Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovakia have already delayed ratification.
|Content, Writing and Copyright||Feb 10, 2012|
|1320:|| EU Court Rules Against Anti-Piracy Filtering System|
In its judgement the ECJ ruled that a system would be a "serious infringement" of Netlog's freedom to conduct its business "since it would require Netlog to install a complicated, costly, permanent computer system at its own expense".[br][br]But it also said there was a risk of infringing rights to the protection of personal data, as a filtering system would require "the identification, systematic analysis and processing of information connected with the profiles created on the social network".
|Content, Writing and Copyright||Feb 16, 2012|