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2013-02-20 23:03:57

Startup FABULONIA unveils today a milestone innovation in 3D printing: designers and companies can now securely monetize online with original 3D designs, tackling piracy without limiting the creative freedom of 3D printing. Barcelona, Spain (PRWEB) February 20, 2013 3D printing is quickly becoming an industrial revolution. However, piracy threatens the livelihood of both professional designers and brands. Illegal design blueprints are being distributed online and a number of...

2013-02-09 23:02:22

MP3 Rocket℠s new version adds a Creative Commons (“CC”) search filter that allows users to easily locate and download millions of free and redistributable Creative Commons songs & videos. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 09, 2013 MP3 Rocket's New Creative Commons Search In MP3 Rocket's new 6.3.2 version, developers have added a check box filter that allows users to easily search for free and redistributable Creative Commons (“CC”) videos. The CC search...

2013-02-06 12:30:54

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ReDigi(TM) (www.redigi.com), the world's largest online marketplace for the resale of pre-owned digital media, issues the following statement regarding Amazon's recently issued patent for an electronic marketplace for used digital objects. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130115/NE42064LOGO) News that Amazon has received a patent for the resale of digital goods has justifiably caused a stir in the technology and publishing...

2013-02-01 08:24:51

NEW YORK, Feb. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Beijing Capital Online Network Technology Co., Ltd ("Capital Online") has been found guilty of infringing on the copyright owner of the movie, Single No More. The copyright owner, iTV Media (Beijing) Inc. ("iTV Media"), will be compensated for the economic losses that have occurred due to the infringing act by Capital Online. Infringement was established by the People's Republic of China Beijing Second Intermediate People's Court of First Instance...

2013-01-16 23:00:41

The last few years has seen a dramatic increase in the prosecution of copyright and patent infringement, and intellectual property theft. VPNReviewz CEO cautions that the penalties of illegal downloading can be hefty, and the Copyright Alert System is to start soon. South America (PRWEB) January 16, 2013 Over the last year, UsenetReviewz, Epic, the EFF, VPNReviewz, and many other privacy advocates, have been watching and warning file sharing fanatics that a new Copyright Alert System, or...

2012-12-17 12:25:28

BALTIMORE, Md., Dec. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Federation of the Blind applauds today's announcement from the United States government supporting a legally binding international instrument which will allow many more books to be converted into accessible formats used by the blind and allow those accessible copies to be shared across international borders. The U.S. officially voiced its support earlier today at the Extraordinary General Assembly of the World Intellectual...

2012-12-13 12:22:30

PARIS, Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The upcoming edition of midem will confirm its place as the world's premier music industry forum with a series of summits, conferences, training sessions and networking events to help the sector keep pace with a rapidly changing ecosystem. Organised by Reed MIDEM, midem 2013 will take place in Cannes, 26-29 January. The midem music summits will focus on several key aspects of today's industry, including segments dedicated to publishers, authors' societies...

Dish Vs. Fox: AutoHop Doesn't Violate Copyrights
2012-11-13 16:32:19

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Dish Network received a vote of approval last week from a court of law in a case launched against them by Fox. According to the lawsuit, Dish´s new services, PrimeTime AnyTime (PTAT) and AutoHop, allegedly violate copyright law by allowing customers to record popular broadcast television shows, then have the advertisements automatically stripped from them, resulting in a Netflix-style viewing experience. While the...

Twitter Begins To Withhold Copyright Violating Tweets
2012-11-05 12:02:52

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Twitter users are given 140 characters to say or share whatever they like, with some caveats. For instance, groups suspected of neo-Nazi ties are likely to have their Tweets blocked by Twitter and the German government. In fact, Twitter announced in January they´d given themselves the right to block Tweets from specific countries while keeping it available for the rest of the world. Now, tweets which contain links to...

Jailbreaking Phones Approved By Copyright Office
2012-10-28 06:54:03

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The latest set of exemptions to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), which go into effect today, make it legal to jailbreak smartphones, but not tablet computers, the US Copyright Office has declared. According to Sam Byfordon of The Verge, the Copyright Office agreed to permit the unlocking of phones so that they would work on any wireless carrier, but declined to extend the same protection to devices such as the iPad and...