Digital Millennium Copyright Act

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Name: Digital Millennium Copyright Act
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Copyright Troll Lawyer Doesn't Seem To Understand Copyright Law

If someone publishes copyrighted content online without permission, the Digital Millennium Copyright Act provides a process for requesting that content's removal. But a lawyer who apparently doesn't like being the subject of negative articles - and who ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Protection of user-generated information in the cloud

Data is protected from unauthorized access with a combination of technological and legal means. A technological measure is used to control access to a user created data package including a work of original authorship and user data, thus enabling the Digital ... [Published Free Patents Online - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

After Thailand Names General as Prime Minister, UN Tells Inner City Press It Favors Democracy, Not Censorship

By Matthew Russell LeeUNITED NATIONS, August 22 -- While today's UN claims to be for democracy and against censorship, its pattern of not comment on Thailand, for example, until asked and then refusing to directly address anti-democratic moves tells a ... [Published Inner City Press - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

The Misery of Watching the Simpsons on the Internet

Screengrab:  YouTubeIf you're like me (and you are because you're reading this article) you spend a nonzero amount of time each week  looking for the perfect Simpsons gif, clip, or quote to deploy at a moment's notice , thereby proving to whoever you're ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Google gets over one million 'piracy' takedown requests per day

GOOGLE HAS RELEASED a transparency report revealing that it gets around one million Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) takedown requests every day.The internet giant release the report on Thursday, which shows Google updating its information on who ... [Published TheInquirer.net - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 2 reports

You can legally unlock your smartphone -- so now what?

Smartphone owners, cast off your chains. Your beloved iPhone, your cherished Galaxy, your esteemed Lumia is no longer bound to one carrier forever. Earlier, this month it became legal to unlock your mobile phone--President Obama's signature says so--ushering ... [Published CIO-Asia - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 3 reports

Twitch begins scanning for audio copyrights

Amid rumors of a Google acquisition of Twitch , the video streaming service has adopted some copyright protection measures reminiscent of Google's own YouTube platform . Yesterday the company announced the implementation of Audible Magic technology to ... [Published GamesIndustry.biz - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 2 reports

Wikipedia has rejected all requests to remove/alter content since 2012

Wikipedia has rejected all requests to take down or alter content since it began tracking in July 2012, the Wikimedia Foundation’s first transparency report reveals.As outlined in the report , which spans the period between July 2012 and June 2014, three ... [Published IT Pro UK - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 2 reports

You Can Legally Unlock Your Device

Stay Connected with Us! Follow TechnoBuffaloIt’s no longer illegal to unlock your device in the U.S . As part of a controversial Digital Millennium Copyright Act, it became illegal to unlock your device, which prompted plenty of consumer blowback. But ... [Published Techno Buffalo - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 19 reports

Unlocking Cellphones Becomes Legal Again, Good News For iPhone, Galaxy Users

President Barack Obama signed the Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act on Aug. 1, a bill that resolves a number of legal issues under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act that presented legal issues for consumers looking to unlock their ... [Published Auto World News - Aug 02 2014]
First reported Aug 02 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 2 reports

Cell Phone Unlocking Is Legal -- For Now

On Friday President Obama signed into a law a bill allowing mobile devices to be legally unlocked, so that consumers can switch between carriers. The legislation was kicked off by a successful petition on Whitehouse.gov after the Librarian of Congress ... [Published Slashdot - Aug 02 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 2 reports

What the Cellphone Unlocking Law Means for You

A bill that will make it legal to unlock your cellphone is headed for U.S. President Barack Obama's desk. This is great news, but what does it mean for you? Will it actually impact how you can use your devices?The ability to "unlock" your cellphone or ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 30 2014]

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The new report says for example that "Government-controlled cities and areas continued to be subject to indiscriminate mortar attacks, shelling and vehicle-borne improvised explosive devices by armed opposition groups and extremist groups, notably in Aleppo, Homs and Damascus governorates. In AleppoAleppo city, a mortar attack in a Government-held area on 25 July killed 15 civilians, including 3 women and 6 children. In Homs, a  suicide vehicle-borne improvised explosive device was detonated on 27 July in the Government-controlled predominantly Alawite neighbourhood of Al Arman, killing 11 civilians. In Damascus, around 225 mortars and missiles targeted the capital between 3 and 7 August, killing more than 17 people and injuring at least 100 people, including children."
The UNSC statement calls for accountability and states that "journalists, media professionals and associated personnel engaged in dangerous professional missions in areas of armed conflict are generally considered as civilians and shall be respected and protected as such.”"
"Unfortunately, it is all too easy for a copyright holder (assuming that the person that sent this notice actually held copyright in the email) to abuse the DMCA to take down content and stifle legitimate speech. As countries outside the US consider adopting DMCA-like procedures, they must make sure they include strong protections for freefree speech, such as significant penalties for takedown abuse."
told a reporter for what's called Shi'ite media, "You are not a journalist, you are an agent ." But VOA's questions are no less directed...

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The Misery of Watching the Simpsons on the Inte... [Published Motherboard Magazine - Aug 22 2014]
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Google, Shakira, New Mexico Chile: Intellectual... [Published Bloomberg - Aug 22 2014]
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CafePress Announces Settlement in Copyright Inf... [Published Good Day Sacramento - Aug 21 2014]
Google now getting 30 million piracy removal re... [Published ZDNet - Aug 21 2014]
Google gets one million DMCA piracy takedowns a... [Published PC Pro - Aug 21 2014]
U.N. Free Expression Champion, Congressional In... [Published Electronic Frontier Foundation - Aug 20 2014]
You can legally unlock your smartphone -- so no... [Published CIO-Asia - Aug 20 2014]
Colleges shouldn't toss social media terms of s... [Published University Business - Aug 19 2014]
You can legally unlock your smartphone -- so no... [Published Tech Hive - Aug 19 2014]
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Copyright Troll Lawyer Doesn’t Seem To Understa... [Published The Consumerist - Aug 27 2014]
The lawyer’s DMCA takedown letter included these screengrabs that he alleges infringe on his copyright. If someone publishes copyrighted content online without permission, the Digital Millennium Copyright Act provides a process for requesting that ...
JadooTV Disputes Allegations of Wrongdoing in H... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Aug 12 2014]
SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Aug 12, 2014) - JadooTV strenuously denies the allegations of wrongdoing in news reports concerning actions taken by authorities in Hyderabad, India, against a third-party that supplies digital-services to JadooTV. ...
DMCA mea culpa: Randy Queen apologizes for resp... [Published Ars Technica - Aug 06 2014]
Earlier this week, the artist behind the Darkchylde comic book series issued a slew of Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) takedown requests to Tumblr, asking that posts critical of his work, specifically those appearing on the Escher Girls Tumblr ...
Artist uses DMCA to remove criticism of his imp... [Published Ars Technica - Aug 06 2014]
You get the feeling like there's some vital organ damage in a torso of that shape. Randy Queen Comic book artist Randy Queen has reportedly sent Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) takedown requests to Tumblr asking that posts that reproduce ...
Obama signs phone unlocking bill; you now (real... [Published Venturebeat - Aug 02 2014]
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