In 1709 (or was it 1710?) the Statute of Anne created the first purpose-built copyright law. This blog, founded just 300 short and unextended years later, is dedicated to all things copyright, warts and all.
Sunday, 3 October 2010
Article links for a digital day
In the wake of the cyber attack on ACS:Law and the leaking of personal details of thousands of suspected illegal downloaders and file shares, an update on the Ministry of Sounds’ actions against individual actions in the UK here http://torrentfreak.com/anti-piracy-lawyers-face-ddos-before-pivotal-court-decision-101002/ and actions by filmmakers in the USA here http://news.cnet.com/8301-31001_3-20018358-261.html
And a useful review of the recent Digital Music Summit at Belmont University titled “Music industry fights clashing digital battles” with comments from record label associations the IFPI and the RIAA and some different views from consumer champions EFF, amongst others:
Labels: Copyright in the digital age, IFPI, RIAA
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