Maria Pallante Appointed 12th Register of Copyrights — Congratulations to Ms. Pallante for becoming the next Register of Copyrights. Pallante brings a wealth of experience from her previous work in the Copyright Office and the private sector.
Google’s Selective Human Rights Advocacy on the Protect IP Act — The $30 billion a year corporation is silent until it comes to the free speech rights of pirates. MusicTechPolicy notes the uncanny similarities between its concerns and those of non-profit interest groups.
G8 Declaration: Internet and IP critical to innovation — Barry Sookman looks at the declaration of the members of the G8 on the role of the internet and related issues.
Publish your ebook on Amazon’s Kindle: How to, tips from authors, reviews, pitfalls, and what to expect — Hillary DePiano has a collection of links to blog posts for emerging authors about self-publishing online.
Closing the Loophole on Illegal Streaming — A House subcommittee has begun the process of looking at changing federal law so that streaming copyrighted works is considered a felony.