copyright

Do you use any Creative Commons licenses on materials you, your company, or your institution publishes?

Do you use Creative Commons licenses?
Creative Commons provides a set of copyright licenses and tools "that give everyone from individual creators to large companies and institutions a simple, standardized way to keep their copyright while allowing certain uses of their work." The idea is to make sharing on the Internet more straightforward and understandable, so people do it more.Read more

Copyright paradigm shift in visegrad countries

Copyright paradigm shift in visegrad countries
The field of copyright is associated with important cultural, social, and technological aspects, all of which have to be taken into account when...Read more

Pinterest and copyright: Why you should keep sharing--and keep pinning

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Pinterest is a social site for image sharing around themes that launched in closed beta in March 2010. As the site proceeded through an invite system...Read more

UC Santa Cruz library chooses Creative Commons

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In response to requests for reuse of its content, like guides and how-to information, the University of California Santa Cruz library has adopted a...Read more

ACTA's back

ACTA's back
Technology issues are now a matter for citizens of the internet and not just big corporations. Now that the US bills SOPA and PIPA have been put on...Read more

The Supreme Court's Golan decision gives short shrift to the public domain

The Supreme Court's Golan decision gives short shrift to the public domain
In a decision that favored the 1% (copyright owners) over the 99% (consumers and the public domain), the U.S. Supreme Court recently held that...Read more

What's not wrong with PIPA and SOPA

What's not wrong with PIPA and SOPA
Here's one list purporting to be the "10 Major Companies Which Are Supporting SOPA/PIPA" – Philip Morris, Rolex, Dolce & Gabbana, Adidas, U.S...Read more

SOPA and PROTECT IP (PIPA) keep coming; Americans keep fighting back

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The fight against the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) isn't over. It returns to the Senate table late this month--as does PROTECT IP.Read more