UPDATED: Looking to the East for The Review that Counts: Brit Photographers ask for Judicial Ruling on Legality of “Google Review’s” Star Chamber of One

MTP readers will remember Brad Holland’s excellent article documenting the struggle by artists against the “orphan works” legislation (“Orphan Works and the War on Artists“).  The British have their own version of that legislation pending in the Parliament, the “Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill” which has in it the hated Clause 68 among others that […]

Bunk about “Fair Use Industries” from the CCIA: What do Derek Jeter, Tom Adams and Ari Emanuel have in common?

Now that the WIPO and OAS report on the economic contributions of copyright has been released, the Computer & Communications Industry Association (of which Google is a dominant member) is recirculating one of those greenhouse studies that comes with more than the usual ration of gas: “Fair Use in the U.S. Economy: Economic Contribution of Industries Relying on […]