Resale royalty legislation introduced, oddly focusing only on auction houses. 5% royalty. http://www.artslant.com/la/articles/show/38588 … #copyright
Monthly Archives: February 2014
http://www.theverge.com/2014/2/25/5445104/science-publishers-withdraw-more-than-120-computer-generated-papers … Should Springer and IEEE refund libraries, and retroactively re-calculate various metrics? #scholcomm
Couldn’t find the Greenfield v. Pankey complaint anywhere but PACER; posted it here: http://lquilter.net/library/Greenfield-v-Pankey-SDNY-20131231-2dAmendedComplaint.pdf … #copyright update: August 2014: This case transferred to W.D. Texas in June 2014, then settled in August. Settlement terms not publicly disclosed, as far as I know, but I can’t find the allegedly infringing
next #copyright hearing will be #DMCA512 March 4.
House floor vote on H.R. 1123 scheduled for 2/25 (cell phone #unlocking) #copyright
#FairUseWeek panel 2/28 w/ @andy_sellars @Ellenfindur @lquilter Ann Whiteside of @HarvardGSD HT @KyleKCourtney http://bit.ly/fairuseweek14
m.metropulse.com/news/2014/feb/12/legislation-designed-pay-performers-pre-1972-music/ … An entire article on pre-1972 recordings #copyright — ignores disparity b/w terrestrial, satellite, internet radio.
#copyright quilt pattern cease and desists. http://lancasteronline.com/news/local/quilt-wars-getting-muddy/article_a61d6ac2-9292-11e3-960c-001a4bcf6878.html The #copyright quilt issue seems to be of a pretty basic #bargello pattern. http://lancasteronline.com/news/local/copyrighted-quilts-lawyers-put-shops-fire-companies-and-mud-sales/article_a61d6ac2-9292-11e3-960c-001a4bcf6878.html
EU directive on collective licenses http://www.ip-watch.org/2014/02/04/eu-parliament-passes-directive-on-collective-rights-management-pan-eu-licences/?goback=%2Egde_89700_member_5836958524634079232 … #copyright #EU