Category Copyright Monitoring

Ninth Circuit Calls for Takedown Notices to Address Fair Use

This past Monday’s ruling from the Ninth Circuit Appeals Court in Lenz v. Universal Music Group, a/k/a the Dancing Baby Video case, is being hailed as an important one in establishing the role of fair use in the online world.  The case involved a common enough occurrence: a homemade video clip of someone’s child, with music (Prince’s “Let’s […]

Digimarc Launches Social DRM for E-books

Digimarc finally realizes the synergies of its acquisition of Attributor two years ago.

Copyright Alert System Releases First Year Results

Comparison of data from the US Copyright Alert System with HADOPI in France suggests that the threat of fines and Internet service suspensions does deter online file-sharing.

UK ISPs to Implement “Educational” Graduated Response System

Does a system for monitoring ISP users’ illegal downloads need to be punitive to be effective?

Copyright Technology, Gangnam Style

A conference in Korea shows what happens when a government gets serious about copyright.

Comcast Adds Carrots to Sticks

Internet service providers that have Hollywood studios as corporate siblings behave differently, regarding copyright issues, from those that don’t.

Copyright Alert System Launches in U.S.

The U.S. finally embarks on its own, more laissez-faire style of graduated response.