copyright law

  1. cageymaru

    USTV on YouTube Strikes Oculus with Copyright Infringement Claims

    USTV on YouTube has hit Facebook's Oculus division with copyright infringement claims for video Oculus uploaded to YouTube from the Oculus Connect 5 event. The USTV channel has clips from the Oculus Quest reveal integrated into their news show. It is unknown if an algorithm at YouTube or USTV...
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    US Court Grants ISPs and Search Engine Blockade of Sci-Hub

    Previously reported last month, through the American Chemical Society (ACS), a US Judge was recommending an injunction against Sci-Hub. The US Court has ruled and sided with ACS' copyright infringement claim of Sci-Hub providing thousands of its published articles for free without compensation...
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    Big Content Creators Sue TickBox Streaming Device

    Netflix, Amazon, and six major studios have gotten together to file suit against TickBox TV as tools for mass infringement. The lawsuit claims the piracy is done from the device linking copyrighted content to streams from the internet. I wonder if the other companies will turn around and sue...
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    Kodi Boxes "Threaten to Undermine" UK Copyright Infringement Efforts

    In a press release today the UK's Intellectual Property Office (IPO) praised Netflix and Spotify for their "innovative" streaming models keeping infringement levels "stable". While not mentioning Kodi specifically, they go on to state that the Online Copyright Infringement Tracker, commissioned...
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    US Copyright Office Wants to Permanently Legalize the Right to Repair

    Good news for all the tinkerers out there. Motherboard reports that the US Copyright Office is recommending the US government to take action to allow the repair of any item you own, including bypassing software. According to article, consumer rights groups had to go through an exemption process...