Category Archives: Products

Reviews of various anti-plagiarism products.

Copyright 2.0 Show – Episode 296 – Blurring Lines

Copyright 2.0 Show – Episode 296 – Blurring Lines

Blurred Lines CoverIt is Friday again and that means that it is time for another episode of the Copyright 2.0 Show.

With the unplanned hiatus, Patrick and I had some catching up to do this week. We had not one, but two weeks worth of news to cover.

This includes the story everyone has been talking about, namely Robin Thicke’s preemptive lawsuit over the song “Blurred Lines”. However, it also includes several less-discussed but equally-important tales including new setbacks for the Jack Kirby estate and CBS coming out ahead in “The Glass House” case.

We also have an update on the Dungeons and Dragons case, a likely conclusion in Green Day’s ongoing battle against a street artist and we watch as Comcast becomes an unwelcome participant in the Prenda Law saga.

Finally, after that and we also take a moment to say goodbye to an important woman in copyright who is stepping down from her job.

All of this and more on this, Episode 296 of the Copyright 2.0 Show!

This week’s stories include:

  • Robin Thicke et al Sue to Prove “Blurred Lines” is Original
  • CBS/ABC Settle “The Glass House” Case
  • Appeals Court Delivers Another Setback to Jack Kirby’s Estate
  • Dungeons and Dragons Lawsuit to Continue
  • Comcast Threatens Legal Action After Subpoena is Posted
  • Green Day Prevails Over Street Artist
  • Victoria Espinel, The “Copyright Czar”, Steps Down

You can download the MP3 file here (1:10:32, direct download). Those interested in subscribing to the show can do so via this feed.

Show Notes

About the Hosts

Jonathan Bailey

jonathan-box

Jonathan Bailey (@plagiarismtoday) is the Webmaster and author of Plagiarism Today (Hint: You’re there now) and works as a copyright and plagiarism consultant. Though not an attorney, he has resolved over 700 cases of plagiarism involving his own work and has helped countless others protect their work and develop strategies for making their content work as hard as possible toward their goals.

Patrick O’Keefe

patrick

Patrick O’Keefe (@iFroggy) is the owner of the iFroggy Network, a network of websites covering various interests. He’s the author of the book “Managing Online Forums,” a practical guide to managing online communities and social spaces. He maintains a blog about online community management at ManagingCommunities.com and a personal blog at patrickokeefe.com.

Video

Audio

Copyright 2.0 Show – Episode 290 – Infringing Gossip

Copyright 2.0 Show – Episode 290 – Infringing Gossip

Authors Guild loses class action in Google Book Search case, actor appeals in ‘Innocence of Muslims’ case and much, more!Continue Reading

Copyright 2.0 Show – Episode 281 – Risk Campions

Copyright 2.0 Show – Episode 281 – Risk Campions

House Judiciary Committee to review U.S. copyright law, Craigslist wins early round against PadMapper and Pirate Party wins big in Iceland.Continue Reading

Switching Up: Making Morguefile my Primary Stock Photo Site

Switching Up: Making Morguefile my Primary Stock Photo Site

For me, a long-hailed king has been dethroned as Morguefile takes the crown from Stock.xchng as my recommended free stock photo site.Continue Reading

Rhapsody: A Review of My Experiment in Streaming Music

Rhapsody: A Review of My Experiment in Streaming Music

After talking on the podcast about streaming music being a potential replacement for owned copies, I decided to put the oldest service, Rhapsody, to the test.Continue Reading

SignMyImage: Cheap Invisible Watermarking

SignMyImage: Cheap Invisible Watermarking

SignMyImage, a product from Advanced Photo Tools, hopes to offer a cheap way to watermark and track your images on the Web. But how does it stack up?Continue Reading

Book Review: Starving the Artist

Book Review: Starving the Artist

William Aicher’s new book Starving the Artist attempts to tackle copyright from a slightly different perspective. Here’s my review.Continue Reading

Stock Photo Industry Unveils Licensing Information Site

Three stock photo agencies have teamed up to offer a site about the dangers of poorly-licensed photos. Continue Reading

Review: UN.CO.VER Plagiarism Checker

Textbroker has a new plagiarism checker that it has made freely available. But how does it work and does it get the job done?Continue Reading

iCopyright Introduces New Excerpt Service

iCopyright has new service that is hopes will both promote its licensing system and explain fair use. Here’s how it works.Continue Reading