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#Copyright

# copyright - Thursday 28 November, 2013

Beastie Boys 'Girls' taken off viral video after objection
# Lawsuit
# Lawsuit

Beastie Boys 'Girls' taken off viral video after objection

Nov 28th 2013, 3:33 PM 13,730 Views 15 Comments

Toy company GoldieBlox got into hot water after the band objected to its song being featuring in an advertisement.

# copyright - Thursday 14 November, 2013

Google wins sweeping court ruling and the right to scan 'millions of books'
# Copyright
# Copyright

Google wins sweeping court ruling and the right to scan 'millions of books'

Nov 14th 2013, 6:51 PM 13,497 Views 15 Comments

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

Release a song? You can now receive royalties for 70 years
# Copyright
# Copyright

Release a song? You can now receive royalties for 70 years

Nov 5th 2013, 12:05 PM 4,851 Views 29 Comments

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

Proposals on new online copyright laws presented to Government
# Copyright
# Copyright

Proposals on new online copyright laws presented to Government

Oct 29th 2013, 8:51 AM 7,288 Views 26 Comments

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

Aaron McKenna: Thanks to the government, internet censorship is alive and well
# Opinion
# Opinion

Aaron McKenna: Thanks to the government, internet censorship is alive and well

Jul 6th 2013, 8:00 AM 600 Views 50 Comments

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

Supreme Court: Eircom can continue 'three strikes' policy on illegal downloading
# Copyright
# Copyright

Supreme Court: Eircom can continue 'three strikes' policy on illegal downloading

Jul 3rd 2013, 2:44 PM 9,864 Views 44 Comments

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

Happy Birthday to... who? Song sparks copyright row in US
# Copyright
# Copyright

Happy Birthday to... who? Song sparks copyright row in US

Jun 14th 2013, 8:49 PM 10,519 Views 9 Comments

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

Harper Lee sues agent's son-in-law over copyright of To Kill a Mockingbird
# Lawyer Up
# Lawyer Up

Harper Lee sues agent's son-in-law over copyright of To Kill a Mockingbird

May 4th 2013, 12:21 PM 10,960 Views 14 Comments

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

It's official: copyright on the National Anthem has ended
# Amhrán Na BhFiann
# Amhrán Na BhFiann

It's official: copyright on the National Anthem has ended

Jan 27th 2013, 8:45 AM 17,775 Views 71 Comments

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

Oireachtas to question newspapers over 'paying for linking'
# Links
# Links

Oireachtas to question newspapers over 'paying for linking'

Jan 5th 2013, 1:58 PM 8,880 Views 32 Comments

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

NNI: No objection to newspaper content "being used for personal use"
# Hyperlinks
# Hyperlinks

NNI: No objection to newspaper content "being used for personal use"

Jan 4th 2013, 12:31 PM 10,004 Views 47 Comments

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.

# copyright - Friday 28 December, 2012

China court orders Apple to pay compensation for copyright violation
# China
# China

China court orders Apple to pay compensation for copyright violation

Dec 28th 2012, 11:43 AM 7,343 Views 7 Comments

Apple has been ordered to pay €125,000 to eight writers for selling unlicensed books online.

# copyright - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

Here are our top 10 most shared articles on Facebook in 2012
# Review 2012
# Review 2012

Here are our top 10 most shared articles on Facebook in 2012

Dec 26th 2012, 7:15 PM 15,066 Views 1 Comment

From Savita Halappanavar to puppies rescued from a Dublin car, these were the most shared TheJournal.ie articles on Facebook this year.

Here are our top 10 most tweeted articles in 2012
# Review 2012
# Review 2012

Here are our top 10 most tweeted articles in 2012

Dec 26th 2012, 7:00 PM 7,730 Views 3 Comments

From Maeve Binchy to the fatal Swedish House Mafia concert, these are TheJournal.ie stories which were shared the most on Twitter this year.

# copyright - Thursday 20 December, 2012

ACTA is dead: EU abandons referral to top court for ruling
# Acta
# Acta

ACTA is dead: EU abandons referral to top court for ruling

Dec 20th 2012, 8:49 AM 40,534 Views 24 Comments

The controversial international counterfeiting treaty will no longer be sent to the European Court of Justice.

# copyright - Friday 7 December, 2012

Record labels file suit against Irish ISPs
# Copyright
# Copyright

Record labels file suit against Irish ISPs

Dec 7th 2012, 9:15 PM 13,982 Views 101 Comments

This could be the first suit using the country’s controversial ‘Irish SOPA’ legislation.

# copyright - Saturday 10 November, 2012

Why a Nike case could make retailers afraid to file trademark suits
# Trademark Wars
# Trademark Wars

Why a Nike case could make retailers afraid to file trademark suits

Nov 10th 2012, 9:15 AM 9,700 Views 8 Comments

Big retailers might have pause for thought should Nike lose the case in the US Supreme Court as a smaller shoemaker fights on to invalidate trademark.

# copyright - Wednesday 7 November, 2012

Apple ordered to pay $368 million in patent case
# Apple
# Apple

Apple ordered to pay $368 million in patent case

Nov 7th 2012, 3:24 PM 11,927 Views 22 Comments

Security software firm VirnetX accused Apple of infringing four of its patents in its use of Facetime – an application that allows for video calls on mobile devices.

# copyright - Monday 1 October, 2012

Japan introduces new illegal downloading laws with prison terms
# Piracy
# Piracy

Japan introduces new illegal downloading laws with prison terms

Oct 1st 2012, 3:17 PM 6,215 Views 14 Comments

Those convicted of illegal downloading could face two years in jail, or fines of about €20,000.

# copyright - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

First person jailed in UK for linking to pirated copies of TV shows and films
# Piracy
# Piracy

First person jailed in UK for linking to pirated copies of TV shows and films

Aug 15th 2012, 11:13 AM 9,680 Views 47 Comments

The site was once among the top 500 websites visited globally.

# copyright - Friday 27 July, 2012

Google says book-scanning project is 'not a substitute' for books
# Google Books
# Google Books

Google says book-scanning project is 'not a substitute' for books

Jul 27th 2012, 8:19 PM 3,965 Views 2 Comments

The internet giant says Google Books isn’t meant to replace books entirely, as it defends a copyright claim against authors.

# copyright - Thursday 19 July, 2012

Apple ordered to run ads admitting Samsung did not copy the iPad
# Apple
# Apple

Apple ordered to run ads admitting Samsung did not copy the iPad

Jul 19th 2012, 12:03 PM 5,909 Views 40 Comments

Other legal battles about the similarity of the two company’s products are being fought in Germany, the Netherlands and the US.

# copyright - Monday 2 July, 2012

The 9 at 9: Monday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Jul 2nd 2012, 8:28 AM 6,616 Views 2 Comments

Nine things to know this morning…

# copyright - Wednesday 27 June, 2012

Piracy case against megaupload founder is a threat to internet innovation, says Apple's Wozniak
# Piracy
# Piracy

Piracy case against megaupload founder is a threat to internet innovation, says Apple's Wozniak

Jun 27th 2012, 10:28 AM 3,776 Views 4 Comments

“It’s just kind of ridiculous what they did to his life”: Apple co-founder supports Kim Dotcom.

# copyright - Monday 25 June, 2012

Wikipedia founder starts campaign to stop student being extradited to US
# Copyright
# Copyright

Wikipedia founder starts campaign to stop student being extradited to US

Jun 25th 2012, 12:19 PM 5,812 Views 12 Comments

The 24-year-old student faces up to 10 years in prison for setting up a website called TVShack, which linked to television shows.

# copyright - Thursday 21 June, 2012

Controversial anti-piracy pact rejected by key European parliament committee
# Acta
# Acta

Controversial anti-piracy pact rejected by key European parliament committee

Jun 21st 2012, 2:18 PM 2,774 Views 15 Comments

The international trade committee has said that the European Parliament should not ratify ACTA next month.

# copyright - Monday 18 June, 2012

Chinese man fakes an entire bank
# China
# China

Chinese man fakes an entire bank

Jun 18th 2012, 10:22 AM 7,015 Views 15 Comments

The latest pirated product from China is an ambitious one…

# copyright - Sunday 17 June, 2012

How to... patent an invention
# Good Idea
# Good Idea

How to... patent an invention

Jun 17th 2012, 8:45 AM 17,521 Views 15 Comments

Think you have a life-changing invention on your hands? First thing’s first: get a patent.

# copyright - Saturday 16 June, 2012

What the Blooming hell is going on today?
# Bloomsday
From The Daily Edge
# Bloomsday

What the Blooming hell is going on today?

Jun 16th 2012, 7:45 AM 3,977 Views 8 Comments

It’s Bloomsday today, celebrating the work of James Joyce. What’s going on around the country?

# copyright - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

Brussels launches EU-wide public consultation on internet copyright enforcement
# Copyright
# Copyright

Brussels launches EU-wide public consultation on internet copyright enforcement

Jun 6th 2012, 3:12 PM 1,617 Views 8 Comments

The public questionnaire identifies three main problems with current takedown procedures, and wants public thoughts.

# copyright - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

TDs, tech and legal experts seek to crowdsource copyright review submission
# Copyright
# Copyright

TDs, tech and legal experts seek to crowdsource copyright review submission

May 29th 2012, 6:50 AM 2,359 Views 6 Comments

The Copyright Review Committee is examining current copyright legislation in Ireland in the wake of the controversial statutory instrument signed into law earlier this year.

# copyright - Thursday 24 May, 2012

Google releases data on copyright infringement reports
# Copyright
# Copyright

Google releases data on copyright infringement reports

May 24th 2012, 9:12 PM 2,927 Views 7 Comments

Data from the internet search company shows that Microsoft was the copyright owner with the most requests for link removals.

# copyright - Monday 30 April, 2012

Titanic 3D "had no permission" to use Picasso painting
# Titanic
From The Daily Edge
# Titanic

Titanic 3D "had no permission" to use Picasso painting

Apr 30th 2012, 8:30 PM 11,268 Views 21 Comments

The inclusion of a Picasso image in the Titanic 3D re-release has angered the Picasso estate, which says James Cameron had no permission to include it.

# copyright - Wednesday 25 April, 2012

Hitler's 'Mein Kampf' to be republished in 2015
# Mein Kampf
# Mein Kampf

Hitler's 'Mein Kampf' to be republished in 2015

Apr 25th 2012, 10:55 AM 4,373 Views 55 Comments

The Nazi leader’s tome, written during his imprisonment in the 1920s, is due to be republished in Germany when the copyright expires.

# copyright - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Apr 3rd 2012, 7:53 PM 7,085 Views 7 Comments

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as any of the bits and pieces you may have missed.

Sherlock: Some criticism of copyright law is general anti-government sentiment
# Copyright
# Copyright

Sherlock: Some criticism of copyright law is general anti-government sentiment

Apr 3rd 2012, 7:13 PM 3,886 Views 27 Comments

In a discussion on copyright today, Junior Minister Sean Sherlock said the Attorney General was never shown a copy of an alternative proposal for copyright law in Ireland.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Apr 3rd 2012, 4:51 PM 5,880 Views 8 Comments

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock…

# copyright - Thursday 15 March, 2012

EU court says hotels should pay royalties for in-room TVs
# Phonograms
# Phonograms

EU court says hotels should pay royalties for in-room TVs

Mar 15th 2012, 3:04 PM 4,898 Views 43 Comments

Hoteliers in Ireland have called the ruling “outrageous”.

# copyright - Monday 5 March, 2012

The Daily Fix: Monday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Mar 5th 2012, 7:55 PM 3,967 Views 4 Comments

All the day’s big stories, plus any bits and pieces you may have missed…

The 5 at 5: Monday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Monday

Mar 5th 2012, 4:50 PM 4,250 Views 1 Comment

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…