fix articles 7627, copyright
Review: Bound by Law Tales from the Public Domain (tags)
Brief review of an education comic book about intellectual property, copyright, and the public domain, told in a humorous and explanatory format. Published by the Duke Center for the Study of the Public Domain.
Don't Give Permission for Free Photos (tags)
The commercial blogs and some news sites try to get your content for free. Don't fall for it.
Can color palettes be copyrighted? (tags)
Short answer: not really. They can be trademarked.
Los Angeles Artist Threatens 40 Million Dollar Law Suit for Public Storage Illegal Auction (tags)
Another illegal auction by Public Storage is sparking yet another law suit. This time for 40 million dollars against Ronald L. Havner's already legally embattled company, Public Storage. Public Storage is currently being sued all over the country for... "Bait and Switch", "False Advertising", Fraudulent Conversion" Wrongful Auctions" and more...
Notes on Repostings at LA Indymedia (tags)
Republican Ideas on Copyright Silenced (tags)
A Republican Congressional committee wrote a paper on copyright that strongly aligned with the anti-SOPA movement, but it was quickly yanked after lobbying from the MPAA and RIAA.
Stealth Trade Agreement Secret Negotiations (tags)
Hunter Moore, Isanyoneup.com and Cyber Rape (tags)
Cyber rape is a disturbing trend in which websites upload copyright-protected naked images in order to trash reputations and end careers; and of course, make money. I spent a heart-wrenching week consoling victims.
ACTA 2.0 (tags)
Protesting Internet Censorship (tags)
Copyright Hypocrisy and the Assault on the Internet (tags)
When the producers of the hit film "The Adjustment Bureau" tried to stiff the daughters of Philip K. Dick, who wrote the story on which the film was based, out of their rights payments on the ground that the story's copyright was invalid, they unwittingly exposed the hypocrisy surrounding the entertainment industry's aggressive attempts to stop so-called "Internet piracy." Bills like the SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) in the House and PROTECT IP in the Senate would destroy Internet freedom and turn ISP's into content police in the name of continuing a copyright system that is no longer technologically sustainable.
Internet Freedom Threatened (tags)
Protest the Copyright Cartels - Use Bittorrent (tags)
A recent cable leaked by Wikileaks shows that the US government has been manipulating New Zealand's legislature... on behalf of the copyright cartel.
New Internet Censorship Bill Introduced (tags)
New censorship attempt
Under Threat: A Free and Open Internet (tags)
2nd Renaissance (tags)
Quinn contends that while governments can imagine a revolution they can't imagine abandonment. As he puts it, "..even if it could imagine abandonment , it couldn't defend against it, because abandonment isn't an attack, it's just a discontinuance of support
Amnesty international: Israeli army used flechettes against Gaza civilians (tags)
Al Mezan Center for Human Rights of Global Research reported on Amnesty International finding in Gaza which did not hit the media.
2nd renaissance (tags)
Quinn contends that while governments can imagine a revolution they can't imagine abandonment. As he puts it, "..even if it could imagine abandonment , it couldn't defend against it, because abandonment isn't an attack, it's just a discontinuance of support."
From Balance of Terror to Unilateral Terror on the Grand Chessboard! Revised May 02, 2008. (tags)
“what is a unipolar world? However one might embellish this term, at the end of the day it refers to one type of situation, namely one centre of authority, one centre of force, one centre of decision-making. It is world in which there is one master, one sovereign. And at the end of the day this is pernicious not only for all those within this system, but also for the sovereign itself because it destroys itself from within.”
City-Source.com's Sleazy Managment (tags)
City-Source.com. Sleazy management with no talent hacks and no integrity. As posted on J.A. Citizen Editorials.
Open Letter To Middle East Scholar Daniel Pipes (tags)
A Plebeian's response to Recruiting Soldiers Against Radical Islam
Open Letter to President of Depaul University (tags)
On the merit of Dershowitz vs. Finkelstein http://humanbeingsfirst.blogspot.com/2007/04/open-letter-to-president-of-depaul.html
New Radio-essays by Mumia Abu-Jamal (tags)
Here are several new radio essays by black death-row political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal, including this first one about the new US Congress. Abu-Jamal's case it at a critical juncture with oral arguments expected any month. After these, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals will decide whether or not to grant Mumia a new trial.
Now the Music Industry Wants Guitarists to Stop Sharing (tags)
In the last few months, trade groups representing music publishers have used the threat of copyright lawsuits to shut down guitar tablature sites, where users exchange tips on how to play songs
Don't Let 'Intellectual Property' Twist Your Ethos (tags)
This article was a response to an editorial by Heather Meeker on ECT.
Kembrew McLeod, Copyright Criminals: This is a Sampling Sport (tags)
Interview with Kembrew McLeod about Copyright Criminals, a documentary about the sampling culture.
LA-IMC reposts and copyright law (tags)
For information only:
LEGAL MUGGING BY 'CHURCH' (tags)
Religious organization Elan Vital, whose leader Prem Pal Singh Rawat claims to promote a message of peace, has for the second time in two years made use of the DMCA - Digital Millennium Copyright Act - in an attempt to block free expression.
Bush and Blair to Stand Trial (tags)
These are the headlines in papers around the world, all we have to do is back the people to do it.
THE APOLOGY OF SHOP-DROPPING (tags)
Shop-dropping [A] consists in pirating the commercial system by putting free items on store shelves, without authorisation. This way, like the Babybrul Foundation (France – Europe), you can drop free home-made CDs in big record stores, free photocopied booklets in “new books” sections, copied DVDs or videotapes in blockbuster departments, and so on.
Grey Tuesday - Download It (tags)
Today is Grey Tuesday when a coalition of websites will offer downloads of Jay-Z's Gray Album, a remix of his Black Album with the Beatle's White Album.
E-Vote Protest Gains Momentum (tags)
Swarthmore College students embroiled in a legal battle against voting-machine maker Diebold Election Systems have received a groundswell of support from universities and colleges nationwide.
DIEBOLD GOES POSTAL! (tags)
From: Bev Harris Subject: All Black Box Voting files confiscated, including personal info on activists Date: Fri, 26 Sep 2003 02:11:26 -0700 (PDT) Also Diebold Insiders have been dumping their stock. ????????
A Debate: The War over Music (tags)
Stanford Law Professor Larry Lessig vs. Former RIAA CEO Hilary Rosen
Open Source community fires back at SCO (tags)
The open source Linux community isn't organized hierarchically like a corporation, nor is it a counter-cultural fringe element. The truth is that the community is very much in the mainstream and includes some of the largest businesses -- and comprised of some 18 million users.
RIAA, Loyola Univ. Accuse 2 Students of Illegal File-Swapping (tags)
LOYOLA UNIVERSITY HANDS OVER TO RIAA NAMES OF TWO STUDENTS SUSPECTED OF FILE-SWAPPING
CopID signature: Copy neither of Right nor of Left but for ID (tags)
The CopID signature or mention "copid" comes to fill a vacuum between copyright and copyleft by materializing a kind of new world which did not exist before Internet, the world of creation in a spare time and altruistic walk towards and with other men.
BREAKING: Captured Al-Qaeda Man was FBI Double Agent (tags)
The American al-Qa'eda operative unmasked last week as having planned to bring down the Brooklyn Bridge was first detained in March, and has been used by the FBI for months as a double agent, it was reported yesterday.
Downloaders would get fried computer (tags)
Utah senator Orrin Hatch is willing to remotely destroy the computers of illegal music downloaders in an attempt to "teach somebody about copyrights"
You know that look (tilted head) dogs get when they're confused? (tags)
Mumia on Jamil al-Amin ( join the fight to free Jamil al-Amin) (tags)
This is a statement by Mumia on Jamil al-Amin. Jamil is the former civil rights leader H. Rap Brown who after converting to Islam, became a Muslim leader and powerful figure. He is serving a life sentence for a wrongful conviction.
Illegal Art: Freedom of Expression in the Corporate Age (tags)
check out http://www.illegal-art.org/ and http://www.stayfreemagazine.org
Nov 5: News Upates from Palestine-Amnesty International Accues Israel (tags)
Amnesty International Accues Israel "War Crime" From: www.PeaceNOWar.net The full Amnesty report is available online at: http://web.amnesty.org/ai.nsf/recent/MDE151432002!Open
Scientologists Use Bad Law to Silence Dissent (tags)
This shocking abuse of the DMCA comes from DaveNet.
religion of the market (tags)
just came across this reading a great essay by buddhist David Loy. Check out his essay "A Buddhist Critique of Transnational Corporations" as well.
"An Imperial War Expands" by Mumia Abu-Jamal (tags)
Jamal With characteristic imperial arrogance, George W. Bush's 'State of the Empire' speech was a blustering threat to several states that have yet to learn how to kneel properly to the United States -- Iraq, Iran and North Korea.
FIGHT AGAINST MUSIC MULTINATIONALS AND COPYRIGHT (tags)
Chaussette Verte is an Italian-French electric jazz band that is fighting against showbusiness.
Sklyarov and Elcomsoft Indicted on Five Counts of Copyright Infringement (tags)
A U.S. grand jury yesterday indicted Sklyarov and Elcomsoft on five counts of trafficking and conspiracy to traffic in a copyright circumvention device.
Library "radicals" targeted in latest copyright battles (tags)
"The mission of libraries is to ensure access. The nature of copyright is to restrict access. There's a real tension there."