Tag Archives: Copyright

I Posted About the Wayback Machine a Few Times – November 18, 2020

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Quote of the Day – Streamers Should Pay — The Ancient Gaming Noob

Streamers worried about getting their content pulled because they used music they didn’t pay for should be more worried by the fact that they’re streaming games they didn’t pay for as well. It’s all gone as soon as publishers decide … Continue reading

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Facts Vs. Copyright – October 22, 2020

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Tom Lehrer: The Public Domain Tango — Plagiarism Today

Tom Lehrer is one of the greatest satirists of all time. However, a recent decision by him also shows he has a gift for copyright. Tom Lehrer: The Public Domain Tango — Plagiarism Today. Key points in the article. The article … Continue reading

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Hero Forge and the Controversy Over Miniature Copyright — Plagiarism Today

A recent controversy over the Hero Forge terms of service sent shockwaves through the miniature community. Here’s what’s actually going on. Hero Forge and the Controversy Over Miniature Copyright — Plagiarism Today. Video in the link above. It should be interesting … Continue reading

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African American Education Update – North Carolina Digital Collections October 4, 2020

I saw this on the North Carolina Digital Collections and it looks like it is completely available online now – https://digital.ncdcr.gov/digital/custom/african-american-education. There are restrictions to some of the records if you plan on doing something commercial with them. Each item … Continue reading

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Why I Post Copyright Issues – September 28, 2020

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Obituaries and Copyright Law – September 26, 2020

I sometimes see managers on Find-A-Grave say the obit needs to be as written. The problem is obits are covered by copyright law. Whoever wrote the obit owns the copyright. In rare instances, newspapers require shared copyright to publish an … Continue reading

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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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