Tag Archives: copyright

ASTM v. PublicResource.org: Copyright

American Society for Testing and Materials v. Public.Resource.Org, Inc., No. 17-7035 (D.C. Cir. Jul. 17, 2018) The panel, citing “serious constitutional concerns,” vacated the district court’s finding of trademark and copyright infringement based on PRO’s copying of privately drafted standards … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Content Moderation at Scale, DC Version

Foundations: The Legal and Public Policy Framework for Content Eric Goldman gave a spirited overview of 230 and related rules, including his outrage at the canard that federal criminal law hadn’t applied to websites until recently—he pointed out that online … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

CC-licensed or not? you be the judge

A knitting pattern I’m using comes with a CC license and license terms that seem distinctly un-CC.  For contracts folks out there, what license do I have? It says CC-BY-NC-SA, but then “What does this copyright notice mean?” purports to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

1201 hearings, LA, streamlined video exemption

IN SUPPORT Art Neill New Media Rights Elizabeth Rosenblatt Organization for Transformative Works Jack Lerner, Brian Tamsut, and Jovan C. Ardy UCI Intellectual Property, Arts, and Technology Clinic Tisha Turk University of Minnesota, Morris  IN OPPOSITION Ben Sheffner Motion Picture Association … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

1201 exemption hearing: filmmaking and ebooks

PROPOSED CLASS 1: Audiovisual Works—Criticism and Comment—E-Books and Filmmaking Michael C. Donaldson, FilmIndependent, International Documentary Association, Kartemquin Educational Films, Inc., Independent Filmmaker Project, University of Film and Video Association, The Alliance for Media Arts+Culture (“Joint Filmmakers”): Discusses use of film … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Brief notes on 1201 space-shifting exemption hearings

PROPOSED CLASS 3: Space-shifting Keith Chatfield SolaByte: Electronic new media solution developers: method for space-shifting based on licensed transactions, not moving the files.  Support OmniQ’s proposal on behalf of consumer—can convert content to more robust security, devices. Future-proof content against … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

When an author’s name isn’t CMI

Fischer v. Forrest, Nos. 14 Civ. 1304, 1307, 2018 WL 948758 (S.D.N.Y. Feb. 16, 2018) This very outdoorsily named and themed litigation arose out of the termination of a longstanding business relationship between plaintiff Fischer and defendants, including Brushy Mountain … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment