Tag: copyright

8 Years Later, Universal Music Still Defending Takedown Of “Dancing Baby” YouTube Video


Wait, what! I thought this had been settled years ago. Guess not… The case is now

Friday Reads: How Music Got Free by Stephen Witt


From Amazon.com: “[How Music Got Free] has the clear writing and brisk reportorial acumen of

How YouTube’s automated copyright “enforcement” is broken


His most recent example involves the video for a tune called “Kingdom of the Persians,”

The Curious Copyright Case of “It’s A Wonderful Life”


It’s A Wonderful Life has become a holiday tradition bolstered by near constant plays on television as the film fell into the public domain in 1975. But in the 90s, a studio would regain control over the film and put copyright to the test.

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ChiZine Publications to Publish Unauthorized James Bond Anthology


Since this is a press release I’m going to reprint the whole thing here. The

If Everything Worked Like YouTubers Think It Does


Source: Dorkly

What Could Have Entered the Public Domain on January 1, 2015?


Under the law that existed until 1978 . . . Works from 1958 The films Attack of

Is it Copyrighted? Can I Use it?


Copyright! Complicated, confusing, and not clear-cut. What does a librarian need to know? Michael and Laura will present scenarios to discuss, as we all shine a light on the subject and try to figure out what a librarian needs to do. Presented by Michael Sauers and Laura Johnson, Nebraska Library Commission Nebraska Library Association Annual Conference […]

Was CCC formed “at the suggestion of Congress”?


I’ve had several problems with the CCC over the years, and this isn’t helping… As I