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2012-07-26 23:01:11

In the last 12 months the RIAA, MPAA, AT&T, Time Warner, Comcast, Cablevision, and Verizon has been working on a new anti-piracy alert system. There were a lot of details to be covered, and a date of early July was set for implementation. It appears their initial estimates of completion were a little off. VPNReviewz, and many others, are saying the implementation could take months more, and additional ISPs could get on board with the program... (PRWEB) July 26, 2012 Referred to as the...

2012-06-24 23:03:02

Canada's copyright reform C-11 bill grants new digital rights to its citizens. Many new provisions protect activity that have a large impact in the digital world. Canada's new legislation pushes the envelope and clarifies legality of copyright issues such as digital time shifting, format shifting, and making backup copies. MP3 Rocket, a video to mp3 software developer, welcomes these changes. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 23, 2012 Key provisions in C-11 bill that contribute to greater...

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2012-06-02 07:46:15

Michael Harper for RedOrbit.com A judge today made a crucial decision in the Google vs. Oracle case when he ruled APIs cannot be copyrighted. Oracle has taken Google to court, claiming they had infringed Sun Microsystems´ patents in their Android operating system. The judge has now claimed Suns´ APIs cannot be copyrighted and therefore, have not been infringed upon. Judge William Alsup said 37 such APIs used in Android are not covered by copyright. Oracle has already said...

2012-05-28 23:00:02

Canada´s Copyright Modernization Act, the long-awaited Canadian copyright reform bill, C-11 Bill contains some good consumer provisions that support MP3Rocket´s “time-shifting” and “format-shifting” converter technology. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 28, 2012 The Canadian C-11 copyright reform bill includes the expansion of the fair-use provision, new consumer rights for format shifting, time shifting and backup copies, a provision facilitating recording user...

Google Moves For Mistrial In Legal Battle With Oracle
2012-05-10 05:08:54

Google´s lead attorney filed a motion on Tuesday asking the U.S. District Judge overseeing its copyright and patent trial with Oracle to declare a mistrial. The move was driven by a mixed verdict delivered on Monday in the copyright phase of the trial.  The jury found that Google had violated Oracle´s copyrights in using 37 of Java´s “application programming interfaces,” or APIs, when it developed the Android mobile operating system.  However, it was...


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