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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

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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

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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

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Copyright Office issues 1201 report

Available here.  It’s a lot to go through, but on first inspection they seem to be trying to address persistent problems, though in the main not by accepting the advice that participants had for them (like scheduling 1201 exemption proposals … Continue reading

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1201 roundtable, evidentiary and procedural issues in rulemaking process

SESSION 2 Rulemaking Process – Evidentiary and Procedural Issues This session will explore the general operation of the triennial rulemaking process under section 1201, including the evidentiary showing required for an exemption, and the procedural aspects of the rulemaking. Andrew … Continue reading

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1201 roundtable, relation of 1201 to infringement, consumers, and competition

Copyright Office, 1201 Roundtable, DC James Madison Building, Mumford Room NB: I won’t be here tomorrow because the Office had the temerity to schedule the roundtables after I committed to a different exiting roundtable, this one at Notre Dame on … Continue reading

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Nook shuts down in UK; another reason to hate DRM

But UK customers might get to keep access to certain books they “bought,” if all goes well.  As usual, xkcd had it right years ago. from Blogger http://ift.tt/21XgGao

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Initial comments on 1201: fixing what’s broken

I’ve been reading through the initial comments on 1201 for the Copyright Office’s inquiry.  One overarching thought: current “winners”—successful exemption proponents—unanimously say the current process is broken.  Current losers—unsuccessful exemption opponents—occasionally express openness to minor tweaks, such as a meaningless … Continue reading

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DMCA doesn’t block reverse engineering of vehicle diagnosis software but TM might

Ford Motor Co. v. Autel US Inc., No.14-13760 (E.D. Mich. Sept. 30, 3015)   Apart from cars and trucks, Ford sells automotive repair products. Among them is Ford’s Integrated Diagnostic System (IDS system) which diagnoses potential problems with Ford vehicles … Continue reading

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More on VW and the DMCA

NPR has a short piece here. from Blogger http://ift.tt/1iFLvik

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