It is Friday again and that means that it is time for another episode of the Copyright 2.0 Show.
This week’s show is a doozy as we have an important appellate court ruling that has serious implications for authors, search engines and libraries all over the United States. Further, it’s likely a preview of an upcoming ruling in the Google Book Search case and future book databases.
But we’re not finished there, the European Court of Justice has clarified that users don’t infringe copyright by storing temporary copies of web pages on their computers, Rep. Nadler is said to be drafting broad music licensing reform and the Beastie Boys claim a major court ruling in their case against Monster Beverage.
We also have the conclusion of the battle between LeaseWeb and Perfect 10, news that Apple is removing apps that specialize in music downloading and Kim Dotcom offering a $5 million bounty for anyone who can provide information on illegal activity by the Department of Justice in their ongoing case against him.
All of that and, much, much more on this, Episode 330 of the Copyright 2.0 Show!
This week’s stories include:
- Appeals Court Rules in Favor of HaithiTrust and Book Scanning
- European Court of Justice Rules Caching Not an Infringement
- Rep. Nadler Says He is Drafting Comprehensive Music Licensing Reform
- Beastie Boys Win $1.7 Million in Court Case Against Monster Beverage
- LeaseWeb and Perfect 10 Settle Their Dispute
- Apple Begins Removing Music Download Apps
- Kim Dotcom Offers $5 Million Whistleblower Bounty
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