News tagged ‘copyright’

Friday, 8 Aug 2014

Wikimedia holds vote to determine the fate of the famous monkey selfie

Wikimedia holds vote to determine the fate of the famous monkey selfie

After repeatedly turning down a photographer's requests to stop distributing his most famous photograph, Wikimedia has decided to let it come down to a vote to determine if the monkey selfie stays or goes.

Thursday, 1 Mar 2012

Can You Own the Copyright to Bird Songs?

Can You Own the Copyright to Bird Songs?

A recent dispute involving a video uploader and Rumblefish brings into question how YouTube manages copyright complaints. Is the current Content ID system the best answer for resolving such disputes?

Wednesday, 22 Feb 2012

The Pirate Bay Under Siege

The Pirate Bay Under Siege

The Pirate Bay is under siege. A court ruling in the UK has judged that the website is guilty of committing copyright infringement, which has sent copyright holders on the offensive as they try to shut the site down.

Wednesday, 13 Oct 2010

RIAA Says Pirate Bay Has Stolen More Money Than Exists On Earth

RIAA Says Pirate Bay Has Stolen More Money Than Exists On Earth

While this comes from Cracked.com, a famous satire site, it does have a point though on how much money the music industry is actually worth.

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