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A Resource on Copyright and Fair Use

Josiah, Sheldon, and Desiree did an excellent job presenting to The Internet Course last night about how copyright and fair use play out in a digital, connected age. I thought the presentation of their material was so good I wanted … Continue reading

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That Thing: The Napster Phenomenon (2000)

During a brilliant presentation on copyright and fair use in The Internet Course tonight, the presenters shared a relatively short video called “The Napster Phenomenon” (2000). It was filmed while Napster was in the midst of its legal battles. It’s a pretty … Continue reading

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Section 106

Of course this would be section 106 of the Copy Right Act of 1976: reproductions, derivative works, distribution, public performance, display, and, of course, digital audio transmission.  106 was never a coincidence, it was always already a numerological lattice of … Continue reading

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Zombies, Pirates, and Copyright

Audio from Zombies, Pirates, and Copyright presentation Last night I had the distinct pleasure of presenting on the convergence of three topics that fascinate me in light of our cultural moment: zombies, pirates, and copyright. All three are big both … Continue reading

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Terminated with Extreme Prejudice

This post is part of an inadvertent series of posts about my attempts to fight various media companies claims of copyright infringement on my uploaded YouTube clips. You can see part 1 here, part 2 here, part 3 here, and … Continue reading

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YouTube, Copyright, and the ongoing Claims on our Culture

This post is part of an inadvertent series of posts about my attempts to fight various media companies claims of copyright infringement on my uploaded YouTube clips. You can see part 1 here, part 2 here, and part 3 here … Continue reading

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More News from the YouTube Liberation Front

I have had some fun watching the dispute emails come in from YouTube about the videos I have uploaded over the years. And I am actually excited to report 4 of the last 5 disputes were decided in my favor. … Continue reading

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Fair Use of Images for Teaching, Research, and Study

UMW Art Historian Marjorie Och recently sent around this Press Release from the Visual Resources Association’s Intellectual Property Rights Committee that seems to take a strong stand in asserting a rather broad and liberal interpretation of the fair use doctrine … Continue reading

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Creativity, Pop Culture, and Copyright

In today’s live broadcast we were fortunate enough to have the diabolical sock puppet Stella Meme join us. She left us with an awesome resource here with links to a number of excellent videos resources such as RIP: A Remix … Continue reading

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TEOTWAWKI

Having taught online for years and being one of those overproduced PhDs who was forced to work in the for-profit sector to eat, I think we are at Chomsky’s stage 6. I developed a course for Embanet and it was … Continue reading

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