This could very well be another case where other political issues having an interesting effect on technology.
When a crime is committed, one would think that allegations can be disputed in court. Apparently, the Spanish government is currently considering a law that would allow rights holders to shut down an internet site without a court order.
It seems that the copyright debate is heating up more recently between Barry Sookman and someone from WIPO and several bloggers and experts on the subject of copyright.
With a push by the content industry to put in place a global three strikes law or worse, ZeroPaid wants to know, have you been falsely accused of copyright infringement?
While CRIA may be struggling with its ability to maintain a moral standing on copyright infringement, ZeroPaid has learned that Canada and Europe is quietly negotiating their own copyright policy.
Last weeks lawsuit against CRIA for commercial copyright infringement sent shock waves throughout the industry as a whole as well as throughout the media and has left some wondering if it’s a case CRIA can recover from both financially and morally. Recently, there was clear evidence that the lawsuit has had an impact on anti-piracy […]
A treaty is currently being discussed within WIPO that would allow those with disabilities to have better access to copyrighted material. Apparently, the only thing the entertainment industry sees when it comes to the disabled having access to copyrighted material is the dismantling of copyright.
After the embarrassing Transport Security Administration (TSA) leak where workers failed to properly redact documents related to screening procedures, three Republican lawmakers want to criminalize whistle blower sites that reposted the document. The question here is, if successful, could that set the stage for other documents such as the leaked ACTA documents?
Yesterday, news broke that the Canadian Recording Industry Association (CRIA) was sued for $6 billion (not $60 billion as initially reported) for commercial copyright infringement. The case was only filed and already, it is seemingly beyond the point of damage control for CRIA. The question is, can CRIA recover from what may be the biggest […]
If you asked a file-sharer in, say, 2005, if there would be a political party with a focus on, among other things, copyright and internet rights issues, you were more than likely to just get an odd look or a response wondering what kind of substances you were on. That was just four years ago. […]