# copyright - Tuesday 9 February, 2016
Strictly speaking every time you’ve sung it in recent times you’ve been breaching copyright. Not any longer however…
# copyright - Thursday 14 January, 2016
Amhrán na bhFiann’s copyright expired three years ago.
# copyright - Thursday 7 January, 2016
PETA petitioned the court to have the macaque “declared the author and owner of his photograph”.
# copyright - Wednesday 23 December, 2015
# copyright - Sunday 1 November, 2015
“There is a German peculiarity of worrying about what others might say.”
# copyright - Friday 9 October, 2015
Bikram Choudhury has taken credit for extending the careers of sports stars like John McEnroe.
# copyright - Thursday 24 September, 2015
US animal rights activists PETA have taken the nature photographer involved to court over the snap.
# copyright - Wednesday 23 September, 2015
Warner Chappell Music does “not own a valid copyright,” a judge said.
Haribo argued that Lindt’s bear-shaped chocolates infringed on their gummy bear.
# copyright - Tuesday 4 August, 2015
Haters gonna hate, hate, hate, hate, hate…
# copyright - Monday 27 July, 2015
# copyright - Wednesday 17 June, 2015
The Don apparently didn’t have permission to use his music to launch his presidential campaign yesterday.
# copyright - Friday 5 June, 2015
“They no longer live ‘happily ever after’ … Being the child of parents with no faith is tough.”
# copyright - Saturday 21 March, 2015
Very sneaky cartographers. Very sneaky.
# copyright - Monday 5 January, 2015
The number of requests increased by 75% compared to 2013.
# copyright - Tuesday 23 December, 2014
It’s all about copyright and who gets paid for artists’ tracks.
# copyright - Tuesday 9 December, 2014
Playboy says the link was published a week before the 60th edition of the magazine and it destroyed the exclusivity of the shoot.
# copyright - Tuesday 4 November, 2014
Fredrik Neij reportedly fled to Southeast Asia after being released on bail.
# copyright - Monday 3 November, 2014
# copyright - Tuesday 16 September, 2014
# copyright - Wednesday 6 August, 2014
It was “the work of a non-human animal”, apparently…
# copyright - Thursday 10 July, 2014
The ruling means that the layout of Apple’s stores are now registered as a trademark in both the US and EU.
# copyright - Wednesday 14 May, 2014
Houston, we have a problem.
# copyright - Wednesday 30 April, 2014
It’s a cold and it’s a broken hallelujah.
# copyright - Thursday 27 March, 2014
The ruling allows ISPs to decide the best way to combat copyright violations in their respective country.
# copyright - Tuesday 25 March, 2014
More than one million counterfeit apps were sold by US site appbucket.net, which were worth more than €500,000.
# copyright - Saturday 18 January, 2014
Entertainment.ie is also being sued for publishing the images.
# copyright - Sunday 22 December, 2013
Who knew books could cause such a fuss?
# copyright - Saturday 7 December, 2013
Junior Minister Seán Sherlock has spoken at length about the controversy surrounding a law enacted last year that some believe will restrict internet freedom.
# copyright - Thursday 28 November, 2013
Toy company GoldieBlox got into hot water after the band objected to its song being featuring in an advertisement.
# copyright - Thursday 14 November, 2013
A US judge rejected arguments from the Authors Guild that Google’s “Library Project” violated the rights of authors by scanning works without approval.
# copyright - Tuesday 5 November, 2013
Copyright for musicians in Europe has been extended from 50 to 70 years, meaning artists in their later years won’t lose the benefits of their works.
# copyright - Tuesday 29 October, 2013
A new Copyright Council of Ireland has been recommended with the proposals saying that linking must be protected by legislation.
# copyright - Saturday 6 July, 2013
Ireland has bent over backwards to accommodate the wishes of copyright holders by blocking file-sharing websites – but there isn’t as much effort put into the voluntary blocking of child porn, such as exists in the UK or Norway, writes Aaron McKenna.
# copyright - Wednesday 3 July, 2013
The Data Protection Commissioner had appealed a High Court ruling which had quashed an earlier decision to order Eircom to suspend it’s ‘three strikes and your out’ agreement with four music companies.
# copyright - Friday 14 June, 2013
A US film production firm has lodged a lawsuit arguing that the most popular song in the English language, “Happy Birthday to You,” should be public property and not subject to copyright – after shelling out $1,500 to use it in a documentary.
# copyright - Saturday 4 May, 2013
The 87-year-old author alleges her agent’s son-in-law took advantage of her declining health to get her to assign the book’s copyright to him.
# copyright - Sunday 27 January, 2013
The government says it will bring in new legislation if necessary to stop people from messing around with Amhrán na bhFiann.
# copyright - Saturday 5 January, 2013
Labour TD Seán Kenny is asking the National Newspapers of Ireland (NNI) to appear before an Oireachtas committee to explain its stance on linking.
# copyright - Friday 4 January, 2013
Statement from National Newspapers of Ireland does reiterate stance that “display and transmission of links does constitute an infringement of copyright” unless for personal use.