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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,...

2010-10-06 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...

2010-04-27 13:18:00

WASHINGTON, April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Industries that rely on fair use exceptions to copyright law grew faster than the rest of the U.S. economy from 2002 to 2007. Fair use industries expanded 5 percent and accounted for 23 percent of real economic growth, according to a new economic study. The Computer & Communications Industry Association released its 2010 economic study "Fair Use in the U.S. Economy" on Capitol Hill today. CCIA commissioned the study conducted using...

2010-02-18 07:01:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Attorneys for Consumer Watchdog will appear in a federal court today to urge Judge Deny Chinn to reject the revised Google Books settlement because it remains anticompetitive and violates both U.S. and international law. The case in U.S. District Court's Southern District of New York stems from a suit brought by The Authors Guild and the Association of American Publishers. Consumer Watchdog is represented by Kasowitz, Benson, Torres &...

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2008-11-13 13:49:04

A recent study found that unauthorized copies of articles are read by 2.5 times more people online than the original source. Copyright monitoring company Attributor Corp. sought to identify the "true audience" of Web content. The study was conducted from September 12 to October 12, 2008. Attributor found that "publishers have an untapped off-site audience that is nearly 1.5 times the size of the audience that visits their destination site." This translated into 140 percent more off-site...

2008-11-13 00:00:09

Attributor Corporation, provider of the world's first Web-wide content monitoring and programming platform, today released the first study ever to quantify the audience size and monetary value of original publisher content on other sites. The study shows, in detail, a huge and largely untapped opportunity for online publishers of all types and sizes. The study tracked online content from more than 100 publishers in a broad range of categories, including entertainment, sports, technology,...

2008-10-10 18:00:22

The Fair Use Project at Stanford Law School's Center for Internet and Society and Bingham McCutchen LLP filed a lawsuit today against talk radio host Michael Savage and Original Talk Radio Network, Inc. (OTRN) on behalf of Brave New Films. The lawsuit, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, seeks declaratory relief and damages following improper efforts to silence Brave New Films' criticism of Savage over anti-Muslim remarks he made on his nationally...

2008-10-08 09:00:21

Attributor Corporation, provider of the world's first Web-wide content monitoring and programming platform, announced today that Deutsche Presse-Agentur dpa has chosen Attributor technology to increase monetization of dpa's digital content and develop new products. Attributor will fingerprint original dpa content and continuously monitor billions of pages on the Web, providing real time usage analysis as its content is distributed across the Internet. The agreement enables dpa to identify...

2008-10-07 09:00:33

The Fair Use Project of Stanford Law School's Center for Internet and Society today announced that Yoko Ono and EMI Records have withdrawn all claims filed against Premise Media. The dismissal follows failed attempts by Yoko Ono in federal court and EMI Records in state court to enjoin Premise Media's documentary, "Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed," because it uses a 15-second clip of a John Lennon song. "We're very pleased that all plaintiffs withdrew their claims," said Anthony Falzone,...


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