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Forget copyright! We’ve always stolen music

The politics of copyright place the interests of big business over fans, the public — and artists<p>Copying and property have always functioned in dynamic tension. The music and movie industries may like people to believe that the morality of copyright is absolute and self-evident — “You wouldn’t …

Movie Studios Want Google to Take Down Their Own Takedown Request

There’s a dark side to Google’s transparency efforts, especially when it comes to publishing DMCA requests it receives from copyright holders.<p>With …

Copyright wars are damaging the health of the internet

I've sat through more presentations about the way to solve the copyright wars than I've had hot dinners, and all of them has fallen short of the …

The Best Ways to Be Sure You're Legally Using Online Photos

For generations, a picture was worth a thousand words. Now, in the social network age, a picture is worth a few hundred likes, some +1's, a handful …

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