Amazon Pursues a Canadian Patent on Selling Used Digital Content | The Digital Reader Posted from Diigo.
The Authors Guild and Society of Authors Ask Publishers for Higher eBook Royalties | The Digital Reader Posted from Diigo.
Apple Raises iPad Prices in Germany to Cover a New “You Must be a Pirate” Tax | The Digital Reader Posted from Diigo.
Start-Up Personalizes Books for Children, With Robot as Co-Author – The New York Times Posted from Diigo.
For Pandora, Ruling on Streaming Royalty Rates Is Crucial – The New York Times Posted from Diigo.
The IPKat: KAT-EXCLUSIVE: EU Commission due to issue legislative proposal on content portability in spring 2016, wants to make some exceptions mandatory, and dreams of full copyright harmonisation The draft communication, here. Posted from Diigo.
“Google’s copying is fair use under 17 U.S.C. §107 and is therefore not infringing. The Court of Appeals concludes that the defendant’s copying is transformative within the meaning of Campbell v. Acuff-Rose Music, Inc., 510 U.S. 569, 10 578-585 (1994), does not offer the public a meaningful substitute for matter protected by the plaintiffs’ copyrights, […]
European Publishers Play Lobbying Role Against Google – The New York Times “The argument is simple enough: Publishers want money from Google,” said Till Kreutzer, a German lawyer who has campaigned against these new copyright proposals. “Many European politicians are open to listening to that type of proposal.” I wonder if normal people voice will […]
Causa C-117/13 Technische Universität Darmstadt.pdf “Uno Stato membro può autorizzare le biblioteche a digitalizzare, senza il consenso dei titolari dei diritti, determinati libri della loro collezione al fine di proporli su posti di lettura elettronica. Gli Stati membri possono, entro certi limiti e a determinate condizioni qual i il pagamento di un equo compenso ai […]
Julia Reda – Reda Report adopted: A turning point in the copyright debate “Today, the Legal Affairs Committee of the European Parliament passed an amended version of my copyright evaluation report with a broad majority. “ Posted from Diigo.