Wednesday 3 June 2009

Questions from America

J. D. California's sequel to J. D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye is most definitely an American copyright story. To better understand why it might be a 'rip-off pure and simple', here's the complaint. The Wall Street Journal provides commentary on some of the issues here.

Meanwhile Microsoft's new search engine, Bing, incorporates 'thumbnail'-sized video clips that play automatically when a cursor hovers over them. The FT discusses the copyright implications here.

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