Tag Archives: Copyright

Permissions and the tombstone photo – The Legal Genealogist – Tombstone Tuesdays September 15, 2020

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Mississippi flag design process: Elvis has left the building — Mississippi Business Journal

The new Mississippi state flag will not include beer cans, crawfish, a caramel cake, Elvis or Kermit the Frog. Mississippi recently retired the last state banner with the Confederate battle emblem that’s widely condemned as racist. A nine-member commission will … Continue reading

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10 Ways EU Copyright is Different from the US — Plagiarism Today

In recent years, the European Union has been stepping up and taking a larger and larger role in governing the internet. Nowhere was this more evident than the recent passage of the controversial 2019 EU copyright directive, which drew criticism … Continue reading

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DISH Has Acquired Ting Mobile Assets From Tucows, Consumers May See Price Improvements — BestMVNO

The DISH Network and Tucows Inc. jointly announced today that DISH has acquired some Ting Mobile assets from Tucows. A representative speaking on behalf of Tucows told BestMVNO that DISH has acquired the right to use the Ting Mobile brand … Continue reading

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3 Count: A Bone to Pick — Plagiarism Today

Have any suggestions for the 3 Count? Let me know via Twitter @plagiarismtoday. 1: 10th Circuit Revives Copyright Claim on Skeleton Model from Colorado Artist First off today, Michael Karlik at Colorado Politics reports that the U.S. Court of Appeals … Continue reading

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Copyrighting that photo — The Legal Genealogist

Not just a matter of owning the thing A reader has a great copyright question: “How about a very old photo, from about 1908, that was never published as far as I know, and does not include any info about … Continue reading

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Use of Trademark Symbol – July 13, 2020

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U.S. Copyright Office Creates New Registration Process for Online Authors — Plagiarism Today

On June 22, the U.S. Copyright Office announced that it is creating a brand new registration process, this one aimed to help writers online that regular shorter-form content, such as blog posts, news articles and other short literary content. This … Continue reading

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Clive Barker Sues to Recover Copyright – June 22, 2020

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Why I Semi-regularly Post about the FTC Guidelines – June 22, 2020

If you follow or read my blog, you may notice I post semi-regularly on certain topics – Copyright, Federal Trade Commission (FTC) guidelines. I do this because many bloggers are not familiar with these topics and may find themselves on … Continue reading

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