Google's defense has been that its search results only display "snippets" of text from books that it copied without permission, but the Authors Guild argues that the company violated copyright law.
Less than two weeks after the notorious Isohunt was put out to pasture by The Man, a zombified version has appeared—thanks to the South Pacific island nation of Tonga.
Creative Commons co-founder Lawrence Lessig has filed a complaint in a U.S federal court after he was forced to take down a YouTube video of his lecture which included clips that depicted groups of people dancing to a copyrighted song.
Some pretty strong evidence has come to light that one of the most notorious copyright troll operations in the U.S. targeted The Pirate Bay with a honeypot operation, a trap set to detect unauthorized use of copyrighted files.
A report by Variety indicates that the nation's largest cable provider will send real-time alerts if it thinks you're pirating a movie--along with a legitimate alternative.
It sounds like an amusing anecdote, but Microsoft's attempt to take down Microsoft.com websites signals a deeper problem with DMCA takedown requests.
How intellectual-property squabbles over fan-made crafts are alienating fan communities.
Online ad companies agreed to a new set of "best practices" that would remove ads from sites engaging in copyright piracy or selling phony goods. But the effectiveness of these practices is still very much up in the air.
Apple will face competition in Europe for the "iWatch" trademark it has already filed for in Japan, Taiwan and Mexico, because other companies have already registered the name in relevant trademark categories.
A new antipiracy technology is being developed by a German university. The method, called SiDiM, applies subtle changes to the text of individual ebooks, to more easily identify the source of piracy.
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