Tag Archives: dmca

Update re: DMCA re-registration

I have updated my original post to include the information that the Library of Congress, not the CO, set the password requirements, and to add a rant about how re-registration should not be a thing. from Blogger http://ift.tt/2gJ4skq

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Copyright Office removes insult, adds new one with DMCA agent re-registration process

Apparently one no longer has to provide a fax number to have a complete agent designation, which is good news.  (Welcome to the 21st century!)  But take a look at this password requirement: I’m sorry, CO, but you are not … Continue reading

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IPSC Breakout Session III

IP & Privacy Exploring Privacy as Commons Katherine Strandburg & Brett Frischmann Knowledge production/privacy as highly related, not orthogonal/opposed.  Knowledge production framework as a way of doing descriptive empirical case studies of how privacy works in context, which can aid … Continue reading

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Judge McKeown on copyright, and responses (including mine)

Hon. M. Margaret McKeown,  Censorship in the Guise of Authorship: Harmonizing Copyright and the First Amendment, 15 Chi.-Kent J. Intell. Prop. 1 (2016) Margaret Chon, Copyright’s Other Functions, 15 Chi.-Kent J. Intell. Prop. 364 Edward Lee, Suspect Assertions of Copyright, … Continue reading

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EFF/OTW/library/etc. comments on Copyright Office proposal on DMCA registration renewals

Read them here.  The Copyright Office has indicated, unwisely, an intent to make DMCA registrants re-register every three years, which will set up another hurdle for ISPs and encourage copyright trolls. from Blogger http://ift.tt/28T3w9h

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How it works: Understanding Copyright Law in the New Creative Economy

Re:create Coalition’s How It Works: Understanding Copyright Law in the New Creative Economy Alex Feerst, Corporate Counsel, Medium: Medium strives to present a range of options for community-driven and commercial and in-between writing. Porous: some writers have found ways into … Continue reading

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One reason the DMCA is no substitute for anti-harassment policies

Another reason the DMCA is not a good anti-harassment tool: it requires contact information, which is sent to the party posting the challenged content. from Blogger http://ift.tt/1UL5jyU

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