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Entries by Edward Lee from 08/2010

Copyright Office Rules in Favor of Fair Use and Consumer Freedom

| Posted 08.03.2010 | Technology

The law marks a decisive victory for consumers and a firm rejection of attempts to use the Digital Millennium Copyright Act to achieve market control that copyright law was never meant to protect.

Copyright and Remixing Kanye Tweets and New Yorker Cartoons

| Posted 08.04.2010 | Entertainment

A comedy singing group named Paul and Storm took a bunch of New Yorker cartoons and remixed their captions with tweets from Kanye West. So what does this mean for copyright in our remix culture?

Is Facebook a Friend or Bully?

| Posted 08.27.2010 | Technology

"Social" media giant Facebook just became less social. lt filed a lawsuit this week against a small startup site called Teachbook, claiming the term "Teachbook" infringes and dilutes Facebook's trademark.