Items tagged "Copyright Act"
Video: Twenty Years of Defending Digital OwnershipApril 30, 2021 20th Anniversary , Copyright Act , Copyright Office , Digital age , digital millenium copyright act
Twenty years ago, we saw the creation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. It was intended to modernize copyright law for the digital age. Instead, it made it much worse. Ordinary activities in the physical world — like loaning a copy of something, giving it away, or reselling it — are prohibited in the digital […]Read More
Join Us as We Welcome New Works to the Public Domain on Public Domain Day!January 30, 2020 Copyright , Copyright Act , Copyright Reform , Cosplay , Public Domain , Public Domain Day
Today is Public Domain Day! Come celebrate with us from 5- 9 pm at American University Washington College of Law. View the program and register here. 2019 was the first year that works protected by the Copyright Extension Act—those created after 1923—entered the public domain. This year we are celebrating all the copyrighted works from […]Read More
Supreme Court Reaffirms Public’s Right to Access State LawsApril 27, 2020 amicus brief , Copyright , Copyright Act , Georgia v Public Resource , Supreme Court
Today, the United States Supreme Court determined that official annotations to state law are not eligible for copyright protection in the case of Georgia v. Public Resource.Org.Read More