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YouTube Games Copyright Law To Avoid License Fees, IFPI Says

Music industry group IFPI says that artists are not being paid fairly for the use of their music and the blame for that can be laid at the feet of services such as YouTube and Soundcloud. IFPI says that instead of buying licenses such as those obtained by Spotify, these…

Internet Archive Seeks to Defend Against Wrongful Copyright Takedowns

As a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software and music, the Internet Archive has a keen interest in copyright law. In a submission to the U.S. Copyright Office the Archive says since the major studios often send invalid notices, they're suggesting a change in the law to…

Google & Facebook Excluded From Aussie Safe Harbor Copyright Amendments

Back in March, Australia shelved plans to extend its copyright safe harbor provisions to services such as Google and Facebook. Now, following consultations with the entertainment industries, the government has revealed it will exclude such platforms from amendments to be tabled Wednesday. Educational institutions and libraries will enjoy new freedoms,…

Huge Rightsholder Coalition Calls on New EU Presidency to Remove Safe Harbors

A huge coalition of international rightsholder organizations has appealed to the new presidency of the European Council to find an effective solution to the so-called 'Value Gap'. Featuring an army of record labels, film groups, sports bodies and publishers, the authors are calling for an end to safe harbors and…

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