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DRM blocking your new project? Ask the Copyright Office for an exemption

Stockmonkeys.com Since 1998, breaking most types of digital locks, often called Digital Rights Management (DRM), is against the law. Even well-lawyered companies that tried to plead fair use, as RealPlayer did in 2008, have been crushed. What chance ... [Published Ars Technica - 1 hour ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Online community for music creators Muziboo.com shuts down; blames the music industry

Online community for music creators Muziboo.com has shut down permanently. According to the founders of the company, it was not their personal decision to quit, but they did not have a choice in the matter.Started in 2007 as a platform to connect musicians ... [Published Techcircle.in - 3 hours ago]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Why isn't 1989 on Spotify? Because Taylor doesn't want it there

Taylor Swift meets fans before filming an episode of ‘Good Morning America’. Photograph: MediaPunch/REX/MediaPunch/REXTaylor Swift’s album 1989 has been out for 29 hours now, enough time for it to shoot to the top of the iTunes album chart and for any ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Today in History - October 28

the 299th day and 42st week of 2014, there are 65 days and 10 weeks left in the year.  Highlights of today in world history...1886 Statue of Liberty dedicatedThe Statue of Liberty, a gift of friendship from the people of France to the people of the United ... [Published Daily Times Nigeria - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

Torrent sites see traffic halve after Google search update

Last week, Google announced that it was updating its search algorithm with a new “Pirate” release that would filter out results pointing to filesharing sites known to carry links to copyright-breaching material . Obviously it was a measure that the movies ... [Published Htxt.Africa - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

This Photographer Had His Life Ruined By The Pirate Bay

A photographer who sued the popular image-hosting website Imgur for posting 73 of his photos without permission has now had more than 20,000 of his copyrighted images uploaded to torrent site The Pirate Bay in retaliation.Christopher Boffoli launched ... [Published Connecticut Post - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 4 reports

Google Removes Sites Linking To Nude Jennifer Lawrence Photos

Lawyers representing Jennifer Lawrence have successfully had links to a website hosting stolen naked photos of the actress removed from the Google forever. The search engine had removed the links once, only to have the site change its domain name and ... [Published Oyster Magazine - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 8 reports

Google rolling out new anti-piracy search algorithm

Trey Ratcliff Google will begin rolling out a change to its search algorithm that the media giant says will "visibly affect" rankings of piracy sites globally. The Mountain View, California company promised to do this in 2012. But at the time, ... [Published Ars Technica - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 04 2014 - Updated Oct 04 2014 - 4 reports

Celebs threaten Google over nude photo leaks

Google wasn't responsible for the infamous hack that leaked a bunch of celebrities' personal nude photos onto the Internet. But, now some of those celebs are threatening to sue the search giant anyway for failing to remove the stolen content from its ... [Published Kim Komando - Oct 04 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 7 reports

Google Deletes Celebrity Nude Pics, Closes Hundreds of Accounts

Google ( GOOG ) has deleted “tens of thousands” of celebrity nude pics, according to the company.The tech giant claims it deleted these images within hours of requests being made to do so. Google has also closed hundreds of accounts that violated users’ ... [Published InvestorPlace.com - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 13 reports

Leaked celeb photos: Google faces lawsuit

New York - A lawyer who represents about a dozen female celebrities whose private photos were posted online by hackers has threatened to sue Google Inc for failing to take the photos off its websites, according to reports.Martin Singer, an entertainment ... [Published Finance 24 - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 7 reports

Grooveshark, where employees uploaded thousands of songs, loses badly in court

Flickr user: Michael Vroegop The music-sharing service Grooveshark was sued by major record labels in 2011, and yesterday the hammer blow finally came down. A New York federal judge has ruled in favor of the music companies on just about every issue ... [Published Ars Technica - Sep 30 2014]

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DRM blocking your new project? Ask the Copyrigh... [Published Ars Technica - 1 hour ago]
Online community for music creators Muziboo.com... [Published Techcircle.in - 3 hours ago]
Dear GamerGate: Please Stop Stealing Our Shit [Published Motherboard Magazine - 20 hours ago]
Is US Tech Policy Ready For A Zombie Apocalypse? [Published Information Week - Oct 29 2014]
How Far Companies Will Go To Protect You From C... [Published Gizmodo Australia - Oct 29 2014]
How Far Companies Will Go to Protect You From C... [Published Gizmodo - Oct 28 2014]
Why isn't 1989 on Spotify? Because Taylor doesn... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 28 2014]
Today in History - October 28 [Published Daily Times Nigeria - Oct 28 2014]
Torrent sites see traffic halve after Google se... [Published Htxt.Africa - Oct 27 2014]
Amazon Must Be Stopped - Sort Of [Published Kevin Drum Feed | Mother Jones - Oct 25 2014]
The Linda Ikeji story…bloggers beware [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Oct 25 2014]
Record Labels Ask Appeals Court To Rule Against... [Published Media Post - Oct 24 2014]
How a (Canadian-founded) company you’ve never h... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Oct 24 2014]
This Photographer Had His Life Ruined By The Pi... [Published Connecticut Post - Oct 23 2014]
Photographer Sues Imgur for 73 Photos, Gets ove... [Published Softpedia - Oct 23 2014]
The High Cost of Stealing Digital Content [Published Business 2 Community - Oct 23 2014]
Open Access Week: International Copyright Polic... [Published Electronic Frontier Foundation - Oct 22 2014]
Google Search Algorithm to Demote Piracy Sites ... [Published The Hacker News - Oct 22 2014]
With Trade Group Pressure Rising, Google Revamp... [Published Associations Now - Oct 21 2014]
Google search changes to promote legal music an... [Published What Hifi - Oct 21 2014]
Google to launch new search engine version to c... [Published domain-b - Oct 21 2014]
Google to Demote Piracy Sites with New Search A... [Published International Business Times India - Oct 21 2014]
Jennifer Lawrence Photo Links Finally Removed b... [Published The Guardian Express - Oct 21 2014]
Google Removes Sites Linking To Nude Jennifer L... [Published Oyster Magazine - Oct 21 2014]
Google to Fight Piracy by Modifying Search Algo... [Published Search Engine Watch - Oct 20 2014]
Google rolling out new anti-piracy search algor... [Published Ars Technica - Oct 20 2014]
Google updates piracy-fighting report [Published SC Magazine US - Oct 20 2014]
Google suggests legal alternatives to dodgy dow... [Published PC Pro - Oct 20 2014]
Google plans to remove links to Jennifer Lawren... [Published Salon - Oct 20 2014]
State Legislative Roundup 2014 [Published Direct Marketing Association - Oct 20 2014]
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DRM blocking your new project? Ask the Copyrigh... [Published Ars Technica - 1 hour ago]
Stockmonkeys.com Since 1998, breaking most types of digital locks, often called Digital Rights Management (DRM), is against the law. Even well-lawyered companies that tried to plead fair use, as RealPlayer did in 2008, have been crushed. What chance ...
Amazon Must Be Stopped - Sort Of [Published Kevin Drum Feed | Mother Jones - Oct 25 2014]
Enough of this cancer nonsense. Let's agree and disagree with Matt Yglesias today (not that I'm comparing him with cancer, mind you). First off, the disagreement. In the current issue of the New Republic, Franklin Foer pens a righteous rant against ...
How a (Canadian-founded) company you’ve never h... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Oct 24 2014]
Video sites are by far the biggest consumers of bandwidth on the web: Netflix, YouTube, Twitch … MindGeek. Or maybe that last one doesn’t ring a bell? Founded in 2007 by Canadians Stephane Manos and Ouissam Youssef, MindGeek (formerly known as Manwin ...
Google rolling out new anti-piracy search algor... [Published Ars Technica - Oct 20 2014]
Trey Ratcliff Google will begin rolling out a change to its search algorithm that the media giant says will "visibly affect" rankings of piracy sites globally. The Mountain View, California company promised to do this in 2012. But at the time, ...
How Google Search is changing to fight online p... [Published Faster Forward - Oct 20 2014]
(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File) Google's dominance of the online search market has often put it at odds with copyright holders, who argue the company should hide results likely to contain pirated content. On Friday, the search engine giant announced ...
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