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Oracle loses massive fair use case against Google, Android

Oracle loses massive fair use case against Google, Android For the past six years, Oracle has pursued copyright and patent infringement claims against Google over the use of Java APIs within Android.Over the last few weeks, Oracle and Google have been tied up in court over whether or not Google’s use of the Java API could be considered fair use or not.

InternetNZ says TPP's 'digital locks' will stifle innovation

InternetNZ says TPP's 'digital locks' will stifle innovation Under the TPP agreement, New Zealand's copyright laws will change as all country member must share regulations on intellectual property issues.The TPP will make New Zealand's copyright laws less fair - but Parliament can amend this draft legislation to minimise the damage," says Jordan Carter, InternetNZ CEO.

Getty Images sued for $1 billion by one very generous photographer

Getty Images sued for $1 billion by one very generous photographer ” Now, she’s suing Getty Images for $1 billion over unauthorized use of those photos.Right on the Library of Congress website, Highsmith’s photos are listed as being in the public domain.

Two rappers are claiming Snoop Dogg's 'Ain't No Fun' is a ripoff

Two rappers are claiming Snoop Dogg's  'Ain't No Fun' is a ripoff Dre, Warren G, Suge Knight and Kurupt are all being sued by two rappers who claim that "Ain't No Fun (If the Homies Can't Have None)," off 1993's Doggystyle, is a ripoff.In a lawsuit filed on Thursday claiming copyright and fraud, Craig Ward and Antonio White say that the now-famous hook originally appeared on their own song called "Ain't No Fun," which was intended to appear on their album Volume 1 — Out to Get a Grip.

New EU rules decree free, public 100Mbps Wi-Fi in every town in Europe

New EU rules decree free, public 100Mbps Wi-Fi in every town in Europe According to the president of the EU’s executive body, Jean-Claude Juncker, the EU is in trouble.Between the refugees and the terrorists and the finances, Juncker says, the EU is facing an “existential crisis,” and what Europe really needs right now is… more internet.

Legal action over boxing livestream points to Facebook's piracy problem

Legal action over boxing livestream points to Facebook's piracy problem The presence of questionable content on Facebook Live is nothing new, but getting sued for it?Two Australian men may be facing legal action after they streamed a highly anticipated boxing match on Facebook Live.

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Are copyright laws fair? The U.S. Copyright Office wants to hear from artists

Are copyright laws fair? The U.S. Copyright Office wants to hear from artists The Copyright Office is currently asking artists — including photographers — for feedback on current law, specifically concerning moral rights, attribution, and integrity.Testimony during a 2015 House Judiciary Committee prompted further digging into current copyright laws and their effectiveness.

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Facebook Rights Manager gets an upgrade as it cracks down on stolen video ntent

Facebook Rights Manager gets an upgrade as it cracks down on stolen video ntent Through a specialised dashboard, owners can now find matches of their original video content on Facebook.They can then automate the actions as to what happens to that content — which Facebook says will make things a lot simpler.

Zelda Fan Game Decides To Change Course After Nintendo Issues Takedown

Zelda Fan Game Decides To Change Course After Nintendo Issues Takedown It was only a matter of time before Breath of the NES caught the eye of Nintendo and got pegged with a take-down notice.By stripping it of its connection to material created and copyrighted by Nintendo, Winter hopes to be able to finish the game free from legal worries.

The Fan-Made 2D Adaptation of Breath of the Wild Has Been Shut Down by a Copyright Claim

The Fan-Made 2D Adaptation of Breath of the Wild Has Been Shut Down by a Copyright Claim Unsurprisingly, another fan-made project had been shut down by a copyright claim from Nintendo.This time around, it's the 2D adaptation of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.