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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...

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...

Copyright Alert System Coming
2012-10-19 13:58:03

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The Center for Copyright Information said it would be rolling out its infringement warning platform "Copyright Alert System" in the coming weeks. The Copyright Alert System (CAS) will be used to give Internet Service Providers (ISP) infringement notices of users that illegally download copyrighted material. The initial notices will just be informational, but ISPs will be able to take extra action against repeat offenders....

2012-10-10 04:00:22

DesignContest.com, popular crowdsource graphic design platform now offers the official Copyright Transfer Document to all new designs. Clients can now download design's copyright document in pdf format after choosing the winner of their design contest. (PRWEB) October 09, 2012 The new Design Contest copyright transfer functionality provides a platform for winning designers to transfer copyright ownership to contest holders. This simplifies the copyright process and allows designers and...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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