Re: World IP Day — A must-watch video from HITRECORD and Joseph Gordon-Levitt.
US Congress to look for areas of consensus on copyright law — At a World IP Day event organized by the US Copyright Office and the Copyright Alliance, House Judiciary Chairman Goodlatte announced the next phase in the copyright review process that began three years ago. After identifying the numerous issues the Committee has examined in that time, he said in the weeks ahead, the Committee would be identifying areas of potential reform and convening stakeholders for further work on those areas.
Google Accused of Enabling Photography Piracy — Getty Images has filed a complaint against Google to the EU’s antitrust commission regarding Google Images, which, since 2013, “displays full-screen slideshows of high-resolution copyrighted images.” Getty alleges that the service siphons traffic from photographers and publishers and erodes the ability to license visual works.
The Android Administration — The Intercept illustrates “Google’s remarkably close relationship with the Obama White House.” One example shows “55 cases of individuals moving from positions at Google into the federal government, and 197 individuals moving from positions inside the government to jobs at Google.”
Separating Fact from Fiction in the Notice and Takedown Debate — A closer look at the recent Notice and Takedown in Everyday Practice study.