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Texas Passes Revenge Porn Bill

Senate passes revenge porn bill
Dallas Morning News (site)
Texans who post nude or sexually explicit pictures on-line to damage another individual, generally an ex spouse or ex-partner, would be subject to criminal and civil penalties under a revenge pornography bill unanimously accepted by the Senate on Tuesday.
Senate approves 'revenge porn' billAustin American-Statesman

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Department of Commerce releases report on Copyright Policy

The industries that rely on copyright are today an integral part of the U.S. economy, accounting for millions of jobs and contributing billions of dollars to the G.D.P. Moreover, the creative content they produce contributes to the development of the broader Internet economy, spurring the creation and adoption of innovative […]

Copyright Matters: Copyright Conversations with the United Kingdom

The following was written by Mark DesMeules of American Continental Group On Monday, the U.S. Copyright Office hosted a Copyright Matters program titled Copyright Conversations with the United Kingdom: A View from Across the Pond. The program featured a dialogue between Maria Pallante, Register of Copyrights, and John Alty, Chief Executive Officer […]

Orphan Works, Droit D’Auteur, Where to Sue in Copyright Cases

Snippets from issue 1, 2013 volume of The Copyright & New Media Law Newsletter: Publishing and distributing content in today’s environment means working within a variety of models. An article or a series of articles published in a newsletter or website may become a mini e-book, the basis for a webinar […]

Copyright for Publishers

Copyright for Publishers Publishing in today’s environment means working within a variety of models. These models may entail the use of original content and may use republished, repurposed, adapted and recycled content. What does this mean in terms of copyright law? Since content is a key common denominator across models, […]