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Brazilian Performance Rights Agency Demands Blogger Pay $204 A Month To Embed Videos

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Well, you can never say that performance rights organizations are unwilling to explore every option when attempting to snag a bit more income, ostensibly for their roster artists. American PROs (ASCAP, BMI, etc.) have attempted to collect from Girl Scouts, every cell phone owner with a ringtone and argued that...
Brazilian Performance Rights Agency Demands Blogger Pay $204 A Month To Embed Videos

Aereo wins battle with big networks over right to stream TV online

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Judge in New York rules that Aereo, which airs shows online without paying fees to media firms, does not breach copyrightThe media mogul turned internet baron Barry Diller won a significant battle with broadcasters on Monday over his plans to deliver TV over the web.By a vote of two to...
Aereo wins battle with big networks over right to stream TV online

Win One for the Diller: Appeals Court Rules In Favor of IAC-Backed Aereo Over TV Networks

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IAC CEO Barry Diller. (David Shankbone) Aereo, the New York City-based service that lets cordcutters live-stream network TV online, has been making broadcasters feel litigious ever since IAC led a $20.5 million Series A in the startup last February. The group of 17 broadcasters suing Aereo argue that the individual...
Win One for the Diller: Appeals Court Rules In Favor of IAC-Backed Aereo Over TV Networks

Steve Jobs Survives Gizmodo, But Not MiFi

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Apple CEO Steve Jobs takes tremendous pride in his public performances, and it pays off. His product presentations are usually seamless and even hypnotic. Even today at WWDC, when faced with a crowd that already knew much of what he was going to say before he said it thanks to...
Steve Jobs Survives Gizmodo, But Not MiFi

Great Day For Canadian Copyright: Supreme Court Issues Five (Count 'Em) Rulings Supporting Fair Dealing And Fewer Tariffs

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Canadian copyright is undergoing huge changes. The copyright reform bill is very close to becoming law, bringing with it some fantastic new fair dealing provisions (though unfortunately along with a significant downside in the form of digital locks rules), and now the Supreme Court has stepped in with a series...
Great Day For Canadian Copyright: Supreme Court Issues Five (Count 'Em) Rulings Supporting Fair Dealing And Fewer Tariffs

Steve Jobs Survives Gizmodo, But Not MiFi

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Apple CEO Steve Jobs takes tremendous pride in his public performances, and it pays off. His product presentations are usually seamless and even hypnotic. Even today at WWDC, when faced with a crowd that already knew much of what he was going to say before he said it thanks to...
Steve Jobs Survives Gizmodo, But Not MiFi

13 Of The Strangest Videos Uploaded To North Korea's Official YouTube Channel

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One interesting element of modern North Korea is the tentative steps that the country has taken to embrace the online world. Take, for example, the flash-heavy website released earlier this year (that used a $15 template), or the official (though curiously unverified) Twitter account. Perhaps its unsurprising then, that the...
13 Of The Strangest Videos Uploaded To North Korea's Official YouTube Channel

A Postgame On Canada's Copyright Reform

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On Monday, after multiple attempts over several years, Canada's House of Commons passed Bill C-11 (previously known by other names), a sweeping copyright reform bill. Senate approval is all but assured, and the bill is essentially certain to become law in the near future. Luckily, unlike SOPA/PIPA in the States,...
A Postgame On Canada's Copyright Reform

Big Data Helps ID Who's "Stealing" That Song

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The same kind of digital fingerprinting that helps music lovers identify songs using apps like Shazam and Soundhound is also being used to help help artists, performers and rights holders identify who is using those songs - yet another way big data is changing the way we live and...
Big Data Helps ID Who's "Stealing" That Song
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