New York U.S. Circuit Judge Denny Chin said Google’s scanning and cataloging of printed books fell within fair use because it was “highly transformative.”
King alleges that 6waves copied parts of Pet Rescue Saga and Farm Heroes Saga.
Well, it looks like Kim Dotcom’s Mega, the cloud storage service and successor to now defunct Megaupload, could be facing its first big legal problem less than two weeks after launching to the public.
Microsoft recently sent out a string of Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) infringement notices that requested URLs from the Huffington Post, Washington Post, Wikipedia and the U.S. Government to be removed from Google’s search engine results.
So, someone’s ripped off your iOS app. The icon you spent one too many hours working on is showing up on someone else’s app, and maybe even some of your code is popping up in their app, too.
After being arrested this past weekend in Cambodia, The Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Svartholm Warg will be deported by Cambodian officials.
Watch out, pirates sailing the mobile seas, law enforcement is paying attention to more than just illegal downloads of music and movies. The Department of Justice took down three websites yesterday that were illegally selling copyrighted Android applications.
Legally troubled Megaupload creator Kim Dotcom will launch his new music-focused venture Megabox this year. Dotcom claims it will “allow artists to sell their creations direct to consumers and allowing artists to keep 90% of earnings.”
When police raided Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom’s home in January, there were questions as to why one man charged for copyright infringement warranted so much force. Now we have video of the absurd raid featuring a helicopter, dogs, and semiautomatic rifles.
Embedding a video that infringes copyright doesn’t violate the law, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Thursday.
With more scrutiny on copyright violators than ever before, it’s important to know where you stand when it comes to things like embedding a questionable video into website or sharing a video with friends on social media.
Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom was released on bail Wednesday in New Zealand, after a judge ruled he was no longer a flight risk. Dotcom is not allowed to access the Internet while out on bail, and he cannot use a helicopter. Additionally, he’s confined to his Coatesville house, where police took him into custody last month after finding him in a safe room with what appeared to be a sawed-off shotgun.
Larger-than-life Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom was denied bail in a New Zealand court on Wednesday morning after his hearing was delayed Monday.
Well before media conglomerate Viacom sued Google for $1 billion in damages over copyright infringement in 2007, the media conglomerate thought that video-sharing site YouTube would have made a “transformative acquisition” for the company, according to court briefs released today. (The briefs are here, here and here.)