Carefully Co-writing without Creative Commons

Co-writing with your producer, friends, band mates or [other] professional songwriters is a good thing. But remember–you’re creating a piece of property when you write a song (or record a master for that matter, but that will be the subject of another post). This time that property is intellectual property. Like any other form of […]

IFPI to Sue Yahoo China

The International Federation of the Phonographic Industries (IFPI) is threatening to sue Yahoo! (NasdaqGS: YHOO) for its Chinese web service. Welcome to the global copyright wars. We are now about to see what truly strange bedfollows Lawrence Lessig has engaged. Most of the copyright infringement in places like China is not done by the college […]