copyright

copyright law

How Kids YouTube Star Blippi Used Copyright Law to Hide His Harlem Shake Poop Video

Someone claiming to represent Blippi filed DMCA copyright takedown requests to Google in order to get an embarrassing viral video hidden.
Jason Koebler
20 hours ago
YouTube

A Scammer Used YouTube’s Copyright System to Ransom Creators

By submitting fake copyright “flags” a scammer demanded hundreds of dollars via Paypal or Bitcoin and even managed to get past YouTube’s anti-abuse team.
Jack Hauen
2.7.19
Books

How to Download the Books That Just Entered the Public Domain

Public Domain Day was yesterday, but you were probably hungover, so here’s how to download the tens of thousands of books that became legal to download for free in 2019.
Caroline Haskins
1.2.19
copyright

Lawyers for 'GTA: Online' Get Court Order to Search Homes of Alleged Cheat Makers

Rockstar Games and Take-Two Interactive obtained a search warrant from an Australian court to search the homes and computers of the people allegedly behind the 'Infamous' mod menu cheat.
Karl Bode
10.16.18
article 13

The EU Can Still Be Saved From Its Internet-Wrecking Copyright Plan

Public pressure, legal challenges could minimize the damage.
Karl Bode
9.12.18
copyright

Neo-Nazi Site Daily Stormer Takes Down Pepe Images After Getting Copyright Claims From Its Creator

The Daily Stormer has removed all images and references of the famously chill frog after getting DMCA notices from Matt Furie.
Matthew Gault
7.10.18
Article 11

EU Votes Down Internet-Wrecking Copyright Proposal

Massive backlash drives the controversial measure back to the drawing board
Karl Bode
7.5.18
Opinion

Europe's New Link Tax Will Enshrine Big Tech's Stranglehold Over the Internet

Article 11 is a terrible copyright reform proposal that will fundamentally change how the internet works.
Cory Doctorow
6.18.18
Opinion

Europe's New Copyright Rules Are Like YouTube's Content ID System—for the Entire Internet

The European Union wants to take the upload filters that make no one happy and apply them to all content on the internet.
Cory Doctorow
6.14.18
copyright

Europe's New Copyright Rules Will Be Devastating to the Internet as We Know It

Get ready for a world of "link taxes" and copyright complaints over memes.
Karl Bode
6.14.18
deepfakes

Personalized Fake Porn Videos Are Now for Sale on Reddit

Selling AI-generated fake videos is a good way to get sued.
Samantha Cole
2.6.18
copyright

2018 Is the Last Year of America's Public Domain Drought

Happy Public Domain Day to everyone except America.
Ben Richmond
1.1.18
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