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Aereo On Last Leg Following Supreme Court Ruling

The Supreme Court has spoken and popular streaming site Aereo will likely be kaput very soon. The site was the subject of a lengthy copyright battle due to the website’s ability to allow its users to watch and record television …

Oregon Going After Sites For Publishing Its Laws
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The state of Oregon is sending out take down notices to sites that publish public domain legal documents.

Oregon has sent cease and desist letters to Justia and Public.Resource.Org for posting copies of Oregon laws, known as the Oregon Revised Statutes. The notice states," The Oregon Revised Statutes is copyrighted material, the author and copyright owner of which is the Legislative Counsel Committee of the State of Oregon."

Creative Commons Has Teeth
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Regular listeners to Adam Curry’s Daily Source Code podcast will be familiar with the lawsuit Curry filed against a Dutch tabloid concerning family photos Curry had posted to Flickr under a Creative Commons license.