Tag Archives: Copyright

Copyright in Canada – Time to Revisit the Subject

  Back to Copyright. Why? Because a member of the now defunct Balanced Copyright for Canada Facebook Group, who happened to be working for EMI at the time, has asked me to take a post down that quotes him.

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Gene Quinn’s Experience with Plagiarism

Gene Quinn has a problem. He’s found out that while the Internet is a great way to get your ideas to a wider audience, it’s also a great way to meet jerks.

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Hypocrisy in Hollywood

With thanks to Peter Kim! Created by: Paralegal.net

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The Real Reason for Bill C-11/ACTA/SOPA/PIPA

One of the major complaints from the Motion Picture Association of America has been how can you budget a high-priced thriller, if you can’t charge huge amounts of money for tickets? They keep asking this question, even though they know … Continue reading

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Corporate Copyright Scofflaws 0012 – Sony Corporation

The largest copyright pirates are the large corporations, particularly in the content distribution business. Yes, those companies who scream the loudest that their customers are ‘pirating’ movies, songs, books, etc. In this series, we are going to look at cases … Continue reading

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Futurist Prediction Update – Copyright – Update 1

I’ve written about Copyright since 2008. My original articles were explanatory, for friends and relatives. That changed when Doctor Mih├íly Ficsor borrowed Barry Sookman’s blog. That post, which consisted of so many inaccuracies that I couldn’t count them, got me … Continue reading

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Futurist Prediction – The CPU Registry – And You Thought the Long Gun Registry Was Bad…

If you think the Long-Gun Registry was a debacle, think again. Wait till you see the CPU Registry.

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