Draft Bill Would Eliminate Fair Use On The Internet

By Shiva Stella, Public Knowledge. -

Today, Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC) released a discussion draft of a bill that would “update” the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. The language in this draft, if enacted, would radically overhaul the [...]

Protests Across Europe Highlight Rifts Over Copyright Bill

By Deutsche Welle. -

European Union - Tens of thousands of people across Europe staged protests on Saturday against the European Union's planned copyright reform bill. In Germany alone, 40 rallies took place, [...]

Copyright versus Community

By Theodora Kotsaka, www.transform-network.net -

By Theodora Kotsaka for Transform - Richard Stallman launched the free software movement in 1983 and started the development of the GNU operating system in 1984. GNU is free software: everyone [...]

TPP Leak: Countries Converging On Anti-User Copyright Rules

By Jeremy Malcolm, www.eff.org -

By Jeremy Malcolm in EFF - A draft of the Trans-Pacific Partnership's "Intellectual Property" chapter from May 11, 2015 hasrecently been leaked to journalists. This is the fourth leak of the [...]

How Copyright Law Is Hurting Culture

By Mike Masnick, www.techdirt.com -

As you may have heard, there's a new movie opening today about a transformative year in Jimi Hendrix's life, called Jimi: All Is By My Side. The story sounds pretty interesting, but there's one [...]

Open Letters Warn TPP Will Force ‘Policing’ Of Internet

By Jeremy Malcolm and Maira Sutton, www.eff.org -

Today, EFF and its partners in the global Our Fair Deal coalition join together with an even more diverse international network of creators, innovators, start-ups, educators, libraries, archives [...]