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Appeals Court Must Fix Dangerous 'Innocence of Muslims' Copyright Ruling
2014-12-04
Electronic Frontier Foundation
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and a coalition of technology and free speech organizations are asking the United States Court of Appeals to fix a disastrously wrongheaded copyright ruling th...
EFF Fights for Common Sense, Again, in DMCA Rulemaking
2014-11-04
Electronic Frontier Foundation
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) filed six exemption requests with the U.S. Copyright Office today, part of the elaborate, every-three-year process to right the wrongs put in place by the Sect...
IFJ Calls on Writers to Demand Their Rights from Google
2009-10-30
International Federation of Journalists
the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has called on all journalists who have had their books scanned by Google through its Google Book Search to claim their rights to payment.
Important Win for Fair Use in ‘Dancing Baby’ Lawsuit
2015-09-17
Electronic Frontier Foundation
A federal appeals court in San Francisco today affirmed that copyright holders must consider whether a use of material is fair before sending a takedown notice. The ruling came in Lenz v. Universal, o...

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Anti-copyright
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Copyleft
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A play on the word copyright to describe the practice of using copyright law to remove restrictions on distributing copies and modified versions of a work for others and requiring that the same freedo...
Copyright
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A set of exclusive rights granted to the author or creator of an original work, including the right to copy, distribute and adapt the work.
Creative Commons Licenses
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Defend Your Right to Repair!
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Electronic Frontier Foundation
Software is subject to copyright, and than means that, as a rule, you might own your device but you only license the software in it. And that license (often called an “End User License Agreement”) is ...
EFF Fights for Common Sense, Again, in DMCA Rulemaking
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2014
Electronic Frontier Foundation
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) filed six exemption requests with the U.S. Copyright Office today, part of the elaborate, every-three-year process to right the wrongs put in place by the Sect...
EFF to Librarian of Congress: Let Car Owners Look Under the Hood
Walsh, Kit
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2014
Electronic Frontier Foundation
The reach of copyright law has expanded so far that it now threatens people's ability to repair their own cars and protect them against malware. Yesterday, EFF launched a legal campaign to fend off th...
GNU General Public License
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A widely used free software license.
How to See if Your Images are Being Used on Other Websites
George, Laura C.
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2013
lauracgeorge.com
You just ran across your artwork, featured on a blog! Except, they hadn't told you they did it and you just happened to find out on your own. These situations are where my little image trick comes in...
How to See If Your Photos Are Being Used On Another Site
Kevin and Amanda
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2012
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This trick will allow you to do a "Reverse Image Search" for any photo from your blog, or any photo you've uploaded on the internet, to see a list of all the other sites where this photo appears.
IFJ Calls on Writers to Demand Their Rights from Google
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2009
International Federation of Journalists
the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has called on all journalists who have had their books scanned by Google through its Google Book Search to claim their rights to payment.
Know Your Digital Rights, Photographers
Carletti, Fabiola
Article
2010
The Tyee
New Legal Landscape Affecting PR
LaVigne, Mark
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2004
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New laws affecting public relations.
Public Domain
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Related Rights
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Resell Rights
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