All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘public domain’

Sherlock Holmes Is Now Officially Public Domain

After many years of being a beloved book series, and recently being turned into popular films, the character of Sherlock Holmes is officially public domain. This allows authors from the United States to re-imagine the classic tales of the beloved British detective. Before now, Sherlock Holmes has been adapted into films as well as popular television shows such as Sherlock …

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TorrentFreak Threatened With Comcast Lawsuit For Reporting News

What are your options if you don’t like what someone says about you online? Ignoring it is one option that seems to go unpracticed now that the Internet has given everyone who has a connection a public forum to voice their opinion. In the case of corporations, however, it appears as if the preferred strategy for silencing online criticism is …

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Over 1 Million Classic Films And Books Are Now Available On BitTorrent

There is a lot of human culture that gets lost as history marches onward. Some of that history is extremely important for the continued advancement of our species. There are thousands of books, photos and films that have been discarded, but there’s one warrior who fights to keep it alive. The Internet Archive, a wonderful place to find everything from …

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Amazon Eliminates Kindle Store Spam

Amazon has announce that they will finally call an end to junk content on the Kindle Store, including things that are available for free on the internet. This includes public domain titles and “fast cash” internet garbage. They have set new rules for public domain and “other non-exclusive content”. Amazon made the announcement through an email to Seth Godin at …

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