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Canadian Information Sharing Service: Volume 3, Number 1 - February 1978
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The Copyright Police: First They Came for the Hip Hop Sites ...
Understand this: the seizure of websites without due process, corporate interests lobbying and then writing laws that allow them to be the police and t personally enforce, the battle over net neutrali...
Gimme the Loot
Once the heroes of nations, pirates went from being state-sponsored champions to tolerated annoyances to the basest sort of criminals. Henry Morgan was knighted after plundering Panama in 1674; fifty ...
If patent law had been applied to novels in the 1880s, great books would not have been written. If the EU applies it to software, every computer user will be restricted.
TPP Undermines User Control and That's Disastrous for Accessibility
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) threatens all users' ability to access information and participate in culture and innovation online, but it's especially severe for those with disabilities or who o...
Ashley Madison's Owners Give In to Temptation To Misuse The DMCA
Ashley Madison's owners have been sending numerous DMCA (Digital Millennium Copyright Act) takedown notices to platforms like Twitter, Reddit, and others in an attempt to stop the dissemination of mil...
Avoiding Gripes About Your Gripe (or Parody) Site
Here's a story we hear a lot at EFF: You think BadCo, Inc. is a bad actor and you've developed a really cool site to tell the world why. Maybe just by griping about them or maybe through a bit of paro...
Brazen, extortionate: Photographer sues Getty Images for $1bn after copyright claim on her work
Photographer Carol M. Highsmith is suing Getty Images for $1 billion in damages for using her images after she was slapped with a lawsuit from a company which screamed infringement after she published...
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'Feels like blackmail': Canada needs to take a hard look at its piracy notice system
Copyright infringement notices spark fear and confusion among some Canadians
Some anti-piracy firms routinely send out letters demanding hundreds of dollars from Canadians for alleged illegal downloads. And if they don't pay up, recipients are told they could face legal action...
How to See if Your Images are Being Used on Other Websites
George, Laura C.
You just ran across your artwork, featured on a blog! Except, they hadn't told you they did it and you just happened to find out on your own. These situations are where my little image trick comes in...
How to See If Your Photos Are Being Used On Another Site
Kevin and Amanda
This trick will allow you to do a "Reverse Image Search" for any photo from your blog, or any photo you've uploaded on the internet, to see a list of all the other sites where this photo appears.
Microsoft accuses Microsoft of copyright infringement, asks Google to scrub search links
Over the past year, copyright holders such as Microsoft, the Recording Industry Association of America, NBC, Walt Disney, and others have started blasting Google with vast numbers of takedown requests...
Negotiating the Jungle of the Intellectual Commons
Wirten, Eva Hemmungs
Concentrates on the conceptual foundations of the public domain and inspires readers by providing an original and innovative approach to the understanding of the public domain and its origins.