Tag Archives: Copyright

Rethinking Embedding and Framing — Plagiarism Today

Back in September 2005, just one month after this site launched, I published an article entitled Framing: Copyright Infringement or Legitimate Linking? that looked at the question of whether sites could (or should) frame third party content when linking to … Continue reading

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Gaming YouTuber Targeted by Strategic DMCA Notices — Plagiarism Today

James Stephanie Sterling, formerly Jim Sterling, was targeted by a series of DMCA notices that sought to kill their channel. Here’s how to stop future cases like this one. Gaming YouTuber Targeted by Strategic DMCA Notices — Plagiarism Today Video link … Continue reading

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YouTube Testing Copyright Checks During Upload — Plagiarism Today

YouTube is trying out a new tool that lets users check for copyright issues when uploading their video. Will it help avoid Content ID surprises down the road? YouTube Testing Copyright Checks During Upload — Plagiarism Today

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NFTs and Copyright — Plagiarism Today

If you’ve spent much time online these past few days or weeks, it’s very likely you’ve at least seen the initials NFT. The most likely reason is in context to a series of high-profile NFT sales that have taken place … Continue reading

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If I Ever Write a Book, Going the Self-Published Route – February 28, 2021

I haven’t decided if I will ever publish a book, but if I do it will be self-published. I am not a fan of traditional publishers. They keep too much money and have too much control. I read an article … Continue reading

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Contract, not copyright — The Legal Genealogist

Different laws, different rules If there’s any question that has readers more confused than the “why can’t I use this item from that website” question, The Legal Genealogist doesn’t know what it might be. It’s a question that comes in … Continue reading

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Discover your ancestors in the news with FREE ACCESS* to Publisher Extra through February 15th – February 11, 2021

Standard Disclaimer: I am not an attorney and nothing I post is intended to be, nor should be construed as legal advice. If you legal questions, consult a lawyer with expertise in your area and is familiar with the area … Continue reading

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3 Count: False Collection — Plagiarism Today

Unicolors is asking Supreme Court to hear H&M case, Japanese artist wins case over goldfish-filled phone booth and UFC President doubles down on anti-piracy message. 3 Count: False Collection — Plagiarism Today. I am curious if the Supreme Court will hear … Continue reading

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One Simple Facebook Change That Can Help Attribution — Plagiarism Today

When it comes to setting citation standards, Facebook is an interesting case study. Where Twitter’s citation standards were generally developed by users and adapted by Twitter itself, Facebook has always taken a top-down approach and imposed its desired citation standards … Continue reading

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5 Strange Things You Learn Studying Plagiarism — Plagiarism Today

2021 will mark the 16th year I’ve run Plagiarism Today and the 21st year I’ve been studying plagiarism. Though, when I started, I thought it would just be a diversion for me, the topic of plagiarism and content misuse broadly … Continue reading

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