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U.S. Government Mulls Changes to Copyright Rules (Analysis)
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The Copyright Office is also bringing forward new ideas that haven't gotten much circulation, but could have major impact. One of the highlights is the redesigning of its website, and one of...

Samuel BennettOct 27, 2011 11:09 pm GMT749 views
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U.S. Government Mulls Changes to Copyright Rules (Analysis)
The Menace of Copyright Issues in Crowdsourcing – Can it be Controlled?
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Majority of top crowdsourcing sites state in their terms and conditions that the winner of the logo will get exclusive rights to the logo design even after the contest holder uses it. But what...

Jason RobbinsNov 18, 2011 12:26 pm GMT2478 views
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The Menace of Copyright Issues in Crowdsourcing – Can it be Controlled?
Canada Post tests copyright law over its address database
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Ottawa-based Geolytica, Inc., says it “crowdsourced” information in its Canadian Postal Code Geocoded Database, which allows users to locate an address on an online map, a service offered for...

Samuel BennettApr 17, 2012 01:12 am GMT5984 views
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Canada Post tests copyright law over its address database
Canada Post Claims Copyright Over Postal Codes, Meets Resistance
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GeoCoder is putting forth a huge array of defenses. They point out that postal codes, as facts, should not be copyrightable, that Canada Post's copyright claim over the database itself is...

Jason RobbinsApr 19, 2012 05:57 am GMT2670 views
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Canada Post Claims Copyright Over Postal Codes, Meets Resistance
TDs, tech and legal experts seek to crowdsource copyright review submission
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

The crowdsource project is being undertaken by the independent TDs Stephen Donnelly and Catherine Murphy along with Antoin O Lachtnain of Digital Rights Ireland, Tom Murphy of Boards.ie and...

Samuel BennettMay 31, 2012 06:28 am GMT1047 views
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TDs, tech and legal experts seek to crowdsource copyright review submission
Design Crowdsourcing Site Cracks Down on Copyright Issues
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DesignContest.com’s experienced team of administrators and moderators monitor design entries around the clock to ensure that no pre-made graphics are used in a design that may need to be...

Marco TorquatiJun 21, 2011 10:18 pm GMT2483 views
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Design Crowdsourcing Site Cracks Down on Copyright Issues
DesignContest.com Now Offers Copyright Documents with All Winning Designs
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Sharie Voss, a vastly experienced member the Design Contest team, put a great deal of work into developing the new rules and is delighted they have finally been launched: “The new copyright...

Benjamin FosselOct 09, 2012 10:32 pm GMT1956 views
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DesignContest.com Now Offers Copyright Documents with All Winning Designs
How A Congresswoman Is Asking Reddit Users To Re-shape Copyright Laws
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Zoe Lofgren, Chair of the House Ethics Committee, has published a thought-provoking article about the legal tactic of seizing of domain names when the owners are accused of copyright...

Fiona MaresNov 23, 2012 06:28 am GMT1782 views
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How A Congresswoman Is Asking Reddit Users To Re-shape Copyright Laws
Finland is crowdsourcing its new copyright law
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The group Common Sense in Copyright, organizing a crowdsourcing campaign for the bill, says its aim "is simple and reasonable: We want a fair and just copyright law in Finland." And...

Sebastian BlancaJan 23, 2013 11:26 pm GMT2878 views
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Finland is crowdsourcing its new copyright law
Copyright Done Right? Finland To Vote On Crowdsourced Regulations
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The crowdsourcing of ideas for legislation is a growing trend. Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren asked Reddit users for ideas to curb the draconian process of seizing domain names in the U.S. Steven...

Samuel BennettJul 24, 2013 10:09 am GMT641 views
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Copyright Done Right? Finland To Vote On Crowdsourced Regulations
Crowdfunding vs Copyright: Chopin, ‘liberando’ a un compositor
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Toda la obra de Chopin está libre y descargable desde imslp.org. ¿Te imaginas esa misma libertad en audio y vídeo? Eso se ha propuesto Aaron Dunn: grabar la integral de Chopin para ofrecerla libre...

Héctor MuñozOct 15, 2013 03:39 pm GMT1016 views
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Crowdfunding vs Copyright: Chopin, ‘liberando’ a un compositor
Crowdfunded ebooks become copyright-free once they’ve reached their target
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The crowdfunding site features three ways authors can make money from their work. The first two are fairly established models: authors either release their work for free and ask for donations...

Tim SatterthwaiteMay 30, 2014 12:59 pm GMT1114 views
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Crowdfunded ebooks become copyright-free once they’ve reached their target
Read Reddit's Crowdsourced "Free Internet Act," Which Would Make It Hugely Difficult To Monitor The Web
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The crowdsourced document that has emerged is so weak in protecting copyright that it would likely revert the Internet back to a Wild West-type situation where more or less anything goes....

Tonya Van Dijk Feb 26, 2012 11:41 pm GMT1174 views
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Savvy TDs crowdsource their response to Copyright Review
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A pair of independent TDs are enlisting the public as part of a crowdsourcing exercise to get feedback on their submission to the Copyright Review Commission in the aftermath of the signing of...

Luis Enrique MoralesMay 29, 2012 12:40 am GMT886 views
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Savvy TDs crowdsource their response to Copyright Review
Crowdsourcing key to tomorrow’s beauty innovation, says expert
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A new generation of consumers who are “informed, educated, connected and engaged” are driving innovation in beauty, according to industry expert Michel Barrocas. SOURCE LINK to the full...

Harshida PatelFeb 07, 2014 01:25 pm GMT894 views
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Crowdsourcing key to tomorrow’s beauty innovation, says expert
The risks of creative crowdsourcing
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An interesting fact based article that highlights the potential risks of open crowdsourcing competitions. You pay your $600 for your logo and you are in breach of someones copyright if you use it!

Benjamin FosselNov 23, 2010 05:32 am GMT6835 views
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The risks of creative crowdsourcing
Look Before You Leap: The Legal Pitfalls of Crowdsourcing
document Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

Further issues will undoubtedly arise as crowdsourcing develops, moves into new areas, and impacts a greater number of people. Future work in this area may look to the open source industry for...

Tim SatterthwaiteJul 30, 2011 07:54 pm GMT4351 views
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Look Before You Leap: The Legal Pitfalls of Crowdsourcing
Publishing News: Britannica isn't dead, it's digital
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Some argue that Wikipedia, with its open, free, crowdsourced content, "did in" the EB. Tim Carmody over at Wired purports that Windows, not Wikipedia, caused EB's demise:...

Jayne AnnMar 17, 2012 12:08 am GMT880 views
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Publishing News: Britannica isn't dead, it's digital
Canada Post sues crowdsourced postal-code database, claims copyright in Canadian postal-codes
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Canada Post has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against Geolytica, which operates GeoCoder.ca, a website that provides several geocoding services including free access to a crowdsourced...

Pablo BracciniApr 14, 2012 05:55 am GMT3244 views
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Canada Post sues crowdsourced postal-code database, claims copyright in Canadian postal-codes
Unglue.it Makes Free EBooks Through A Unique Crowdfunding Website
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As Kickstarter has already proven, crowdfunding brings huge potential for original revenue streams for authors of all levels and genres. Ungluing previous works, either those now out of print, or...

Jason RobbinsMay 22, 2012 02:12 pm GMT1045 views
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Unglue.it Makes Free EBooks Through A Unique Crowdfunding Website
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