Items tagged "Digital Ownership"

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Public Knowledge Welcomes YODA Bill to Restore Ownership Rights in our Digital Devices

February 8, 2017 Copyright , Digital Ownership

Today, Representatives Blake Farenthold (R-TX) and Jared Polis (D-CO) reintroduced the You Own Devices Act (YODA), a bill that prevents copyrights in embedded software from being used to restrict consumers’ resale and repair of their own devices. Public Knowledge advocates for a fair copyright system that enables Americans to own the digital products they pay for.

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Public Knowledge Joining Copyright Office Roundtable in Washington D.C.

May 16, 2016 1201 Reform , Copyright Office , Copyright Reform , Digital Ownership , Fair Use

Public Knowledge balanced copyright advocates Raza Panjwani and John Bergmayer will appear at public roundtable discussions May 18-20 to discuss software-enabled consumer devices (May 18) and the DMCA’s Section 1201 anticircumvention provision (May 19-20) at the Library of Congress in Washington D.C. The U.S. Copyright Office is hosting these public roundtables as it studies how various provisions of copyright law impact rights owners, consumers and even internet service providers.

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What Mr. Show and HBO Go Can Teach us About the Importance of Digital Ownership

June 11, 2014 Digital First Sale , Digital Ownership

Try As They Might, HBO Can’t Take Back These DVDs.

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