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EU | Copyright | Mozilla Attempting to Change EU Copyright Law 11/05/2017 | Mozilla Attempting to Change EU Copyright Law
ENGLAND | Mozilla is protesting against EU Copyright Laws which it claims impose unreasonable restrictions on internet companies.For this purpose, Mozilla is trying to get the public to support the cause by sen.. Continue

USA | Copyrights | Live Broadcast of Childbirth on Facebook Leads to Lawsuit 22/02/2017 | Live Broadcast of Childbirth on Facebook Leads to Lawsuit
USA | A father who broadcasted his son’s birth live on Facebook sued ABC, Yahoo and several other media companies for using clips and screenshots of the video on their platforms. The court ruled again.. Continue

Britain | Intellectual Property | Google and Microsoft Joining Forces Against Online Piracy 21/02/2017 | Google and Microsoft Joining Forces Against Online Piracy
ENGLAND | Google and Microsoft joining forces against sites containing infringing content violating intellectual property laws.  currently, google searching results  include links to illegal sites, fo.. Continue

Israel | Intellectual Property | Streaming Site ‘Sdarot’ FB Page Removed 08/01/2017 | Streaming Site ‘Sdarot’ FB Page Removed
ISRAEL | Facebook has removed the commercial page of a streaming platform for TV series called ‘Sdarot’. This happened 3 weeks after District Court in Tel Aviv ordered its website blocked.ISP’.. Continue

UK | Copyright | Plagiarism, copyright law and the public support 18/02/2013 | Plagiarism, copyright law and the public support
ENGLAND |  In the distinction between plagiarism and copyright infrnigement, the first can be legal but nevertheless harmful. Any copyright legislation should have public support on its side inorder for.. Continue

United States | Copyright Law | Fair Use is to be considered prior to takedown notice is sent 31/01/2013 | Fair Use is to be considered prior to takedown notice is sent
USA |  California District court rules in a lawsuit against Universal Music, deeming Fair Use must be considered prior to sending a takedown notice for copyright infringement. .. Continue

Germany | Intellectual Property | Youtube is required to pay 1.6M Euro 15/01/2013 | Youtube is required to pay 1.6M Euro
GERMANY | GEMA has declared that negotiations with YouTube have failed, and demands 1.6M euro as a compensation... Continue

U.K | Copyrights | Music hackers admit stealing unreleased Michael Jackson tracks 15/01/2013 | Music hackers admit stealing unreleased Michael Jackson tracks
ENGLAND | Two men have avoided jail after admitting hacking into Sony Music's servers and copying thousands of files, including previously unreleased tracks by Michael Jackson... Continue

USA | intellectual property | Chinese businessman admit guilty in selling $100m worth fake software 09/01/2013 | Chinese businessman admit guilty in selling $100m worth fake software
USA | A Chinese businessman admitted that he sold 100M$ worth pirate software using online websites. he was arrested by undercover agents after he was tempted to leave china into U.S. territo.. Continue

International | Copyrights | U.S.and Russia agree on 'action plan' to fight piracy 06/01/2013 | U.S.and Russia agree on 'action plan' to fight piracy
INTERNATIONAL | The two countries agree on a plan to curtail theft of intellectual property following Russia joining the WTO this past August... Continue


Articles

International | Copy rights | Pirates discover new websites 16/11/2009 | Pirates discover new websites
INTERNATIONAL | As a result from the recent crack down of bittorrent websites such as Pirate Bay, File sharers discover new illegal arenas to operate in, websites that allows anonymous uploads... Continue

USA | Copyrights | Why I Copyfight 23/11/2008 | Why I Copyfight
USA | The article discusses the meanings and relevance of copyrights in the cyber-era... Continue

UK | Copyright Registration | The Benefits of US Copyright Registration in UK Disputes 23/10/2008 | The Benefits of US Copyright Registration in UK Disputes
ENGLAND | The author discusses the benefits of US copyright registration in UK disputes... Continue

Europe | Copyrights | If Elvis were a digital entrepreneur today 29/01/2008 | If Elvis were a digital entrepreneur today
EUROPE | Internet attorney Nancy Prager explains how an EU push to create a common digital copyright policy may serve as the de facto legal framework for the Internet... Continue

USA | Copyrights | Roadblocks en route to free, legal music 10/01/2008 | Roadblocks en route to free, legal music
USA | Free music--the legal kind--is supposed to make a splash in 2008... Continue

USA | Copyrights | `Tis the season for common sense copyright 03/01/2008 | `Tis the season for common sense copyright
USA | It`s the season of giving, and the House Judiciary Committee could give consumers, innovators, and artists what they are asking for--fair and balanced copyright reform--and even give a holiday boost t.. Continue

USA | Copyrights | Save Internet freedom--from regulation 19/12/2007 | Save Internet freedom--from regulation
USA | Rep. Edward Markey is preparing to reintroduce legislation that would prohibit Internet access providers from offering priority service to content providers--known as the Net neutrality principle. .. Continue

USA | Copyrighys | A Nation of Infringers? 27/11/2007 | A Nation of Infringers?
USA | John Tehranian, a law professor at the University of Utah, has an article coming out in the Utah Law Review in which he concludes that the dichotomy between copyright law and social norms "is so profo.. Continue

USA | Copyrights | How DRM can help education 14/11/2007 | How DRM can help education
USA | DRM and electronic books could help lower college educational expenses while at the same time improving the health of students. .. Continue

USA | Copyrights | Recording industry shows how to lose by winning 16/10/2007 | Recording industry shows how to lose by winning
USA | While victories in the court of law are necessary to preserve the RIAA members` interests in the music they promote and distribute, it is not clear that such victories translate to the court of public.. Continue


Ruling

U.K. | copyrights & Software | Point Solutions Ltd vs. Focus Bbusiness Solutions Ltd 23/01/2007 | Point Solutions Ltd vs. Focus Bbusiness Solutions Ltd
ENGLAND | "... both parties chose to conduct the proceedings. They chose to deny the judge the assistance of the expert`s report which Master Bragge had directed. They chose to put the judge in the position whe.. Continue

USA | Copy Rights | Gordon Roy Parker v. Google Inc 10/03/2006 | Gordon Roy Parker v. Google Inc
USA | In a ruling issued March the 10th, 2006, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania dismissed a lawsuit by Gordon Roy Parker, a publisher of seduction guides. Parker claimed Goog.. Continue

France | Copyrights | 76.000 Euros damages for diffusion of news on Internet without authorization o 26/09/2004 | 76.000 Euros damages for diffusion of news on Internet without authorization o
FRANCE | In France, a Website diffusing news has to pay 76,000 euros damages to different newspapers for using their articles without their authorization. The websites owners decided to appeal... Continue

Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada v. Canadian Association of Internet Pro 02/07/2004 | Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada v. Canadian Association of Internet Pro
CANADA | Canada`s Supreme Court ruled that Internet service providers do not have to pay royalties to composers and artists for music downloaded by Web customers... Continue


Online Resources

England | Copyright Registration | The UK Copyright Service - Copyright registration 23/10/2008 | The UK Copyright Service - Copyright registration
ENGLAND | The UK Copyright Service is a well established copyright registration facility, which protects the work of thousands of copyright owners all over the world... Continue

England | Copyright Protection | US Copyright Registration Service 23/10/2008 | US Copyright Registration Service
ENGLAND | Website of Juan Geyer, offering registration of copyrights in the U.S... Continue

USA | Copyright Protection | Nrs-Online.com 23/10/2008 | Nrs-Online.com
USA | Website of NRS-Online.com, company providing comprehensive registration services and intellectual property management tools. .. Continue

England | Copyright Protection | Songrite - Copyright Registration Office 23/10/2008 | Songrite - Copyright Registration Office
ENGLAND | Website of songite, offering the registration of registration of songs, music and lyrics... Continue

India | Copyright Registration | NAIRS WORLDWIDE IPR SERVICES 23/10/2008 | NAIRS WORLDWIDE IPR SERVICES
INDIA | Website of NAIRS WORLDWIDE IPR SERVICES, offering services of copyright registration and protection, assignment and transfer and infringement advice and litigation... Continue

Canada | Copyright Registration | CopyrightDeposit 23/10/2008 | CopyrightDeposit
CANADA | Website of CopyrightDeposit.com, one of the most efficient and least expensive copyright publishing and archiving services on the internet. .. Continue

England | Copyright Registration | Copyright Registration Service 23/10/2008 | Copyright Registration Service
ENGLAND | Website of the Copyright Registration Service (CRS). The CRS is a service provided by the Intellectual Property Rights Office (also referred to as the IP Rights Office and the IPRO)... Continue

Holland | Copyright Registration | Escrow Europe 23/10/2008 | Escrow Europe
HOLLAND | Escrow Europe guards business-critical assets such as source code of software, important databases or industrial designs... Continue

UK | Copyright Registration | Duly Registered 23/10/2008 | Duly Registered
ENGLAND | Website of Duly Registered, UK based copyright registration company... Continue

New York | Advertisement | SPD - Society of Publication Designers 14/01/2008 | SPD - Society of Publication Designers
NEW YORK | For over 40 years, the Society of Publication Designers has been a driving force for quality and innovation in publication design. It is the one venue in which the best of the best continually strive... Continue


Legislative authorities, and the Rule of Law

U.S.A | The Library of Congress 11/11/2006 | The Library of Congress
USA | The Library of Congress is the nation`s oldest federal cultural institution and serves as the research arm of Congress. It is also the largest library in the world, with more than 130 million items on.. Continue

Japan | Copy Rights | CRIC - Copyright Research & Information Center 06/11/2006 | CRIC - Copyright Research & Information Center
JAPAN | CRIC - Copyright Research & Information Center was established in 1959 as a public service corporation authorized by the Government, and has been developing its activities and programs on author`s rig.. Continue

USA | U.S. Copyright Office 12/03/2004 | U.S. Copyright Office
USA | Taken from the Copyright Office Web Site: "The Copyright Office provides expert assistance to Congress on intellectual property matters; advises Congress on anticipated changes in U.S. copyright la.. Continue


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