In keeping with the wet and windy weather here in the UK, today's CopyKat considers "stormy" and controversial copyright reform on both sides of the Atlantic, a lightning bolt victory for movie studios to the tune of $25 million in damages, and a picture of a thundercloud.
But first, in case you missed it, our very own Eleanora Rosati has been quoted by CNN for an article entitled Europe just approved new copyright rules that could change the internet. The article provides a brief overview of the more controversial aspects of the new Copyright Directive, and is certainly worth a read. Staying on the topic of the European Copyright Directive...
|meme featuring Axel Voss via reddit|
|Senator Hatch, for whom the MMA is now named|
|The advertisement originally launched by TickBox|
|Concept art for Stranger Things|
In an earlier letter to Heavey, one of Netflix’s attorneys, Jarin Jackson stated that "The only similarity that exists between the Artwork and Mr. Heavey’s photograph, The Mothership, is the use of similar cloud formations. Copyright law, however, does not protect objects as they appear in nature."
Finally, an update! Cadillac's hopes to avoid trial are "smashed"