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Digital Millennium Copyright Act

Fixing the DMCA, Step 1: The Breaking Down Barriers to Innovation Act

Sen. Ron Wyden | Posted 11.07.2015 | Politics
Sen. Ron Wyden

Right now the U.S. Copyright Office is deciding whether Americans will be able to unlock phones and other devices they've paid for, whether farmers can repair their own tractors and whether Americans with disabilities will be able to access e-books and other electronic media.

Did Gawker Infringe Copyright? That's a Bingo!

Michelle Wein | Posted 03.31.2014 | Media
Michelle Wein

Last week, the entertainment website Gawker linked to the leaked draft script of Quentin Tarantino's proposed upcoming film, The Hateful Eight. Now, Tarantino is suing the site for copyright infringement.

Leave 3D Printing Alone

The Morningside Post | Posted 03.29.2014 | Technology
The Morningside Post

I thought John Sarik was trying to shake my hand when we met last Spring at the Columbia Laboratory for Unconventional Electronics (CLUE). Instead he was trying to hand me a small tan-colored plastic figurine of smuggler and rouge Han Solo, of Star Wars fame, frozen in carbonite.

Good News! Ten Commandments Reduced Now to Only Nine

John Mellencamp | Posted 12.25.2012 | Entertainment
John Mellencamp

The entertainment business has been criminally assaulted by wrong-headed thinking that says we need to keep up with the Internet. No, search engines need to abide and adhere to the laws that have governed this country for over 200 years. It's a moral imperative. Thou shalt not steal.

Reconsidering the Stop Online Piracy Act

Eric K. Clemons | Posted 04.22.2012 | Technology
Eric K. Clemons

Eventually, Congress will have to consider SOPA. Here we suggest several questions that Congress will need to address and very short suggestions of what we expect they will conclude.

Piracy Profiteers: Time to Walk the Plank

Kathy Wolfe | Posted 03.18.2012 | Technology
Kathy Wolfe

Despite our best efforts, it's hard to compete with free. That is why I feel passionately about the need for legislation to protect this vital marketplace for companies like mine and for filmmakers who are the most vulnerable to bad actors in the space.

Library Of Congress's Digital Copyright Exemptions: What Do They Mean For eBooks?

DailyFinance | Sarah Weinman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

As electronic books become more of a mainstay thanks to Amazon's (AMZN) Kindle and Apple's (AAPL) iPad, the publishing industry must address one of th...