It is Friday again and that means that it is time for another episode of the Copyright 2.0 Show.
Outside the weather is getting cooler, the leaves are turning and so too the seasons change for copyright. With an insane week of for copyright news we have an update on ACTA, after a nearly year-long period of silence, a possible “one strike” law in Italy and a guilty pleas from one of the NinjaVideo admins.
All in all, this is an episode you do not want to miss, especially if you’re interested in international copyright news.
This week’s stories include:
- ACTA to Be Signed Tomorrow in Japan
- New Italian Law May Mean “One Strike” for File Sharers
- Former NinjaVideo Admin Pleads Guilty
- Oracle Says Damages in Google Case May Reach $1.2 Billion
- Righthaven Loses in Colorado Too
- $10 Copyright Settlements?
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