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Interesting post by a photographer on Slashdot complaining of–gasp–violations of the Creative Commons Corporation license by “big commercial companies” that use the photographer’s work in violation of the license. One of the examples he links to is Wired Magazine”. The photographer askes “Does anyone care that we’ve gone to all this trouble to create new, […]
It’s hard to understand why anyone who represents songwriters or artists would do business with Google while Google is simultaneously selling advertising on pirate websites that are selling illegal copies of the very works that Google wants to license for its “legit” business, such as the Google Music service (whatever new levels of innovative thievery […]
The professional creative community needs to pay close attention to what is happening to yet more creative jobs in the face of new copyright legislation in Canada. When you consider that the drafter of this legislation appears to be clearly under the influence of someone who does not care as much about her creative community […]
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The public visitors log at the White House seems to have been the greatest boon for the coffee industry in quite some time. The former worldwide head of lobbying for Google, Andrew McLaughlin, joined the Obama White House as a senior technology official–but he still appears to be kept very much “in the loop” on […]
Outstanding testimony today before the House Foreign Affairs Committee by John Morton, Assistant Secretary of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and also known as the Atticus Finch of IP enforcement. Let’s do this thing.