- Pete Ashdown's wiki: Copyright
- 2014-02-26 [L..T] David Byrne, Marc Ribot, Chris Ruen Lead Rally For Radio to Pay Performance Royalties The Content Creators Coalition sponsored an event in New York City calling on terrestrial radio to pay artists performance rights royalties.
- 2012-01-26 [L..T] Remake of Tezuka's Popular Story Turns Into Denial? "Did the Disney studio steal Kimba The White Lion and rework it as their "original story", The Lion King? They certainly give that impression with their corporate stance ("we never heard of Tezuka nor Kimba until after The Lion King was released"). And why would they have filed suit to try to prevent the showing of Tezuka Productions' 1997 Jungle Emperor Leo movie at the 1998 Toronto FantAsia Film Festival? (Jungle Emperor was the original title for Kimba The White Lion.) It seems quite simple; Kimba had been kept out of sight in North America for 20 years by that time. And once you can see the two together..."
- 2009-11-20 [Talk|Index] Britain's new Internet law -- as bad as everyone's been saying, and worse. Much, much worse. § “Peter Mandelson, the unelected Business Secretary, would have to power to make up as many new penalties and enforcement systems as he likes. And he says he's planning to appoint private militias financed by rightsholder groups who will have the power to kick you off the internet, spy on your use of the network, demand the removal of files or the blocking of websites, and Mandelson will have the power to invent any penalty, including jail time, for any transgression he deems you are guilty of.”
- 2009-05-27 [Talk|Index] The founding fathers had copyright right § “The Copyright Act of 1790 – the first passed by the U.S. Congress – set copyrights for a single term of 14 years, with renewal possible for a second term of 14 years if the author was still alive. Today copyrights last for the life of the author plus 70 years, which in practice means that almost nothing created during your lifetime will be out of copyright for as long as you or your children are alive.”
- 2009-02-16 [Talk|Index] Join New Zealand Internet blackout protest against insane copyright law § “Reason didn't work and the Parliamentary process failed, which is why we in New Zealand now have arguably the world's harshest copyright enforcement law.”
- 2009-02-15 [Talk|Index] Facebook's New Terms Of Service: "We Can Do Anything We Want With Your Content. Forever." § “Facebook's terms of service (TOS) used to say that when you closed an account on their network, any rights they claimed to the original content you uploaded would expire. Not anymore.”
To Be Filed
- 2007-03-16 Colorado Woman Sues To Hold Web Crawlers To Contracts: if she succeeds in her suit, web crawlers would have to get permission from each site before crawling it; searching as we know it would be drastically curtailed.
- 2004-01-25 The Tyranny of Copyright? by Robert S. Boynton
- 2000-01-24 3 Copyright Lawsuits Test Limits of New Digital Media: cases against MP3.com, a DVD-playing hack, and a RealMedia-stream recording application