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2014-02-12 23:04:35

Groups like the nonprofit group Cyber Civil Rights Initiative have been pushing for legislation to make “revenge porn” illegal, but currently only two states, New Jersey and California, have

2014-02-05 08:25:16

Approved copyrights represent significant top line growth potential SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb.

2013-05-24 23:14:10

DMCA regulations allow criminal and civil liabilities when a person "jailbreaks" a digital device such as cell phones, tablets and other portable devices.

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

Tweets which contain links to pirated versions of copyrighted material may also be blocked so as not to compromise the “safe harbor” they’ve been given through the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, or DMCA.

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

The latest set of exemptions to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, which go into effect today, make it legal to jailbreak smartphones, but not tablet computers, the US Copyright Office has declared.

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2012-08-11 08:24:55

Beginning next week, Google's search algorithm will be altered to punish websites which receive multiple valid copyright violation notices from users.

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2012-04-06 04:59:04

An American appeals court has ruled to revive a lawsuit filed by Viacom against Google regarding copyrighted material being uploaded to YouTube, various media outlets reported Thursday.

An Unlikely Union: YouTube To Offer 500 New Paramount Movies
2012-04-05 04:29:52

YouTube announced on Wednesday it will partner with Paramount Pictures to bring movie rentals to the popular video-sharing site.

Hotfile: The Next Stop On The MPAA Copyright Infringement Warpath
2012-03-09 13:02:49

Hot on the heels of MPAA's suit against Megaupload, the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) has set its sights on file hosting service Hotfile.com.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.