Latest Digital Millennium Copyright Act Stories

2011-04-12 06:00:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Attributor, a leading provider of technology and services that enable publishers and digital content creators to track, analyze, and monetize their content on the web, launched the FairNotice Feed for publishers and content hosting sites. The Attributor FairNotice Feed represents a major step forward in the fight against content piracy. It is the first software tool to enable content host websites to view, in one simple feed,...

2010-12-04 06:19:55

Viacom Inc., the owner of MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon, filed a challenge in a federal appeals court Friday seeking more than $1 billion in damages from YouTube for showing thousands and thousands of pirated video clips from its shows. The challenge has been expected since June when a ruling then rebuffed Viacom's copyright infringement lawsuit against YouTube and its owner, Google Inc. The legal battle has been dragging on for nearly four years. Oral arguments on the appeal probably...

2010-10-06 14:35:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- BNA Books, a division of specialized news and information publisher BNA, announced today the publication of the 2010 Supplement to Copyright Law Deskbook, which expertly addresses the law and practice of copyright. This single-volume text aims to be useful, rather than monumental, focusing on particular disputes and rendering details specific to legal questions decided by the courts, allowing practitioners to determine which cases are...

2010-08-06 13:16:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Perfect 10, Inc., the former publisher of Perfect 10 Magazine, announced today that as a result of two recent District Court rulings in its six-year-old copyright litigation battle with Google, the rights of copyright holders and celebrities have been substantially impaired. "Copyright owners worldwide are seeing their businesses fail as a result of ongoing massive infringement, and require immediate relief from the Ninth Circuit," says Dr. Norm...

2010-07-27 16:16:00

National Federation of the Blind Commends Copyright Ruling BALTIMORE, July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Federation of the Blind, the oldest nationwide organization of blind Americans and the leading advocate for access to digital information by the blind, commented today on the renewal of a ruling from the Librarian of Congress that allows the circumvention of digital rights management (DRM) technology by blind people seeking equal access to e-books. The ruling states that...

2010-07-26 18:42:00

WASHINGTON, July 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After the U.S. Library of Congress issued exemptions to the Digital Millennium Copy Act (DMCA), CTIA-The Wireless Association® Senior Vice President and General Counsel Michael Altschul released the following statement: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100629/DC28223LOGO-a) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100629/DC28223LOGO-a) "Today's decision by the Library of Congress limits the copyright...

2010-01-27 07:00:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Today MiMTiD Corp. announced it is releasing the MiMTiD Copyright Infringement Search web application at www.MiMTiD.com. MiMTiD today unveiled a new and exciting way to help protect copyright owners from copyright infringement. The new web application provides copyright infringement search, DMCA (Digital Millenium Copyright Act) take down notice submission, management and tracking services. MiMTiD enables copyright owners to search for and locate infringed...

2009-05-22 11:30:00

The DVD copyright case between Hollywood movie companies and RealNetworks Inc continued on Thursday, where a Federal District Court judge in California weighed both arguments but did not yet indicate when a ruling would be ready, Reuters reported. After temporarily halting the case in October, U.S. District Judge Marilyn Hall Patel will soon issue a written decision on whether sales of RealNetworks' software that allows people to make backups of their DVDs on a home computer can continue. The...

2009-05-05 11:10:00

A San Francisco court could decide this week if DVD users can make personal backups the way people do with audio, as the six big film studios are claiming that a program called RealDVD violates copyright, BBC News reported. Bill Hankes of RealDVD said the consumer should have the same fair use rights to copy DVDs just as they have for the last decade with music. The RealNetworks-produced digital copying program allows DVD owners to create digital copies of their discs for their own personal...

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