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Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

EU Court: Not-For-Profit Hyperlinking Usually Not Copyright Infringement - TorrentFreak - 1 views

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    " Andy on September 8, 2016 C: 48 Breaking A ruling from the European Court of Justice has clarified when the posting of hyperlinks to infringing works is to be considered a 'communication to the public'. Those who post links to content they do not know is infringing in a non-commercial environment can relax, but for those doing so during the course of business the rules are much tighter."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Judge Upholds $25 Million Penalty Against Cox Communications [# ! Note] - 1 views

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    "A federal judge has firmly upheld an earlier, $25 million infringement penalty against Cox Communications, one of the largest ISPs in the US. The decision, issued by a jury late last year, found Cox guilty of willful and contributory copyright infringement. That represented a monumental precedent against Cox and similar ISPs, a group that had previously avoided liability for content piracy on its networks."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

If You Hate the Safe Harbor for Internet Piracy, Sign This Petition. - Digital Music Ne... - 0 views

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    "Several significant copyright milestones were reached earlier this year. The first key movement was that Congressional hearings began on reforming the copyright law. "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Google Opposes Whole-Site Removal of "Pirate" Domains - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Ernesto on October 21, 2015 C: 6 Breaking Google is rejecting calls from copyright holders to remove entire domain names from Google search based on copyright infringements. In a letter to the U.S. Government the company points out that this would prove counterproductive and lead to overbroad censorship"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Reminder 1: Copyright Monopoly Infringement Isn't Stealing (Says The US Supreme Court) ... - 0 views

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    "Over the Yule holidays, I'll be running a series of reminders of some of the most useful talkbacks. We open with one of the more common ones: copyright industry lawyers tend to insist that violation of the copyright monopoly is "stealing". But in the judicial field, lawyers always go by what the courts say, and the US Supreme Court says it isn't."
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    "Over the Yule holidays, I'll be running a series of reminders of some of the most useful talkbacks. We open with one of the more common ones: copyright industry lawyers tend to insist that violation of the copyright monopoly is "stealing". But in the judicial field, lawyers always go by what the courts say, and the US Supreme Court says it isn't."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Changes to penalties for online copyright infringement - Consultations - GOV.UK - 0 views

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    "The proposed new measures will increase the sanctions for criminals who infringe the rights of copyright holders for large-scale financial gain and will make clear that online copyright infringement is no less serious than physical infringement. "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

YouTube Flags Cat Purring as Copyright Infringing Music | TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Ernesto on February 11, 2015 C: 0 Breaking YouTube's automated takedown tool is known for its flaws, but this week it crossed a line by attacking a purring cat."
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    " Ernesto on February 11, 2015 C: 0 Breaking YouTube's automated takedown tool is known for its flaws, but this week it crossed a line by attacking a purring cat."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Embedding Is Not Copyright Infringement, EU Court Rules | TorrentFreak - 1 views

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    " Ernesto on October 25, 2014 C: 50 Breaking The Court of Justice of the European Union handed down a landmark verdict this week. The Court ruled that embedding copyrighted videos is not copyright infringement, even if the source video was uploaded without permission." [# ! #iMagine... ! … the #commotion # ! mainly, for Th@se who want to control every little # ! thing on the #web (@ll these that you think, # ! included…) # ! ;) ]
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Licensing Boards Think Studying For A Test Is Copyright Infringement, Forbid Memorizati... - 0 views

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    [... copyright-induced stupidity...] "from the 'all-applicants-must-have-brain-wiped-before-leaving-testing-area' dept Today's copyright-induced stupidity is brought to you by… a whole host of regulatory institutions. An anonymous Techdirt reader sent in a pointer to this ridiculous warning that greets those accessing the National Association of Legal Assistants practice tests. (Press "Sign In" to view the legal threats pop-up.) "
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    [... copyright-induced stupidity...] "from the 'all-applicants-must-have-brain-wiped-before-leaving-testing-area' dept Today's copyright-induced stupidity is brought to you by… a whole host of regulatory institutions. An anonymous Techdirt reader sent in a pointer to this ridiculous warning that greets those accessing the National Association of Legal Assistants practice tests. (Press "Sign In" to view the legal threats pop-up.) "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Viewing Pirated Material Is Not Direct Copyright Infringement, Judge Tells Tarantino | ... - 0 views

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    " Andy on April 23, 2014 C: 102 Breaking Gawker has booked an early victory in its copyright battle with Quentin Tarantino over a leaked movie script. In a ruling handed down yesterday, a federal judge said that in the absence of evidence showing direct copyright infringement by others, claims that Gawker was guilty of contributory copyright infringement could not progress. "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Judge: IP-Address Does Not Prove Copyright Infringement | TorrentFreak - 1 views

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    "A federal judge in Washington has issued a key order in one of the many ongoing mass-BitTorrent piracy lawsuits in the United States. The judge ruled that a complaint from the "Elf-Man" movie studio is insufficient because the IP address evidence does not prove that an account holder is guilty of copyright infringement. "
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