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Google Highlights DMCA Abuse in New Copyright Transparency Report - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Ernesto on September 12, 2016 C: 3 News Google has released a new and improved version of its Copyright Transparency Report. The revamped report makes it easier to get insights into over a billion reported URLs. Among other things, Google now specifies how many URLs it does not remove and why, highlighting various cases of DMCA abuse"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Warner Pays $14 Million For Illegitimate "Happy Birthday" Claims - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Ernesto on February 10, 2016 C: 56 Breaking After raking in dozens of millions in licensing fees, Warner/Chappell has admitted that it doesn't own the rights to the song "Happy Birthday". The music company has agreed to set aside a $14 million settlement fund for people who paid to use Happy Birthday in public. In addition, the court has been asked to enter the song into the public domain."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Movie Studios Shut Down New Popcorn Time Alternative, But Not For Long - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " y Ernesto on November 20, 2015 C: 5 News The popularity of Popcorn Time has triggered the release of several streaming websites that mimic the features of the popular application in a web browser. This is a cause of great concern for the major movie studios, resulting in what appears to be a never-ending game of whack-a-mole. "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Australian ISP Rejects 'Pirate Site' Blocking Attempt - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Ernesto on November 20, 2015 C: 19 Breaking A small Australian Internet provider is refusing to block a website that allegedly infringes on the copyrights of a local construction company. Lawyers demanded a blockade citing Australia's new anti-piracy legislation, but the ISP believes that it's an attempt to bypass a law which is already flawed."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

In Memory Of The Liberties Lost In The War on Piracy | TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Rick Falkvinge on February 2, 2015 C: 0 Opinion In order to prevent us from discussing and sharing interesting things, the copyright industry has successfully eliminated civil liberties online. But it was all down to a wrong and stupid business assumption in the first place."
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    " Rick Falkvinge on February 2, 2015 C: 0 Opinion In order to prevent us from discussing and sharing interesting things, the copyright industry has successfully eliminated civil liberties online. But it was all down to a wrong and stupid business assumption in the first place."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Reddit Rejects 62% of All Copyright Complaints | TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    "On the copyright front the site details the takedown requests that it receives and notes that almost two-thirds are rejected as unlawful or overbroad."
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    "On the copyright front the site details the takedown requests that it receives and notes that almost two-thirds are rejected as unlawful or overbroad."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Monkey selfie, aboriginal language among Wikipedia copyright takedown requests | ITworld - 0 views

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    [# ! Wonder HOW the Pic was 'leaked' to wikimedia...] "A selfie taken by a black macaque monkey and an entire aboriginal language were asked to be removed from Wikipedia by people who claimed to have the copyrights to them, the Wikimedia Foundation said in its first transparency report."
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    [# ! Wonder HOW the Pic was 'leaked' to wikimedia...] "A selfie taken by a black macaque monkey and an entire aboriginal language were asked to be removed from Wikipedia by people who claimed to have the copyrights to them, the Wikimedia Foundation said in its first transparency report."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Lawrence Lessig Wins Damages For Bogus YouTube Takedown | TorrentFreak - 1 views

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    " Andy on February 28, 2014 C: 32 Breaking Law professor, Creative Commons co-founder and advocate for copyright reform Lawrence Lessig has agreed to receive damages from an Australian music label. Without considering fair use Liberation wrongly had some of Lessig's work removed from YouTube and threatened to sue - it didn't go well."
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