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  1. Appeals Court Must Fix Dangerous 'Innocence of Muslims' Copyright Ruling
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and a coalition of technology and free speech organizations are asking the United States Court of Appeals to fix a disastrously wrongheaded copyright ruling that required an online service
  2. Battle rages over electronic publishing rights
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1996
  3. Canadian Publishers' Council
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  4. Copyleft
    Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia

    Resource Type: Article
    A play on the word copyright to describe the practice of using copyright law to remove restrictions on distributing copies and modified versions of a work for others and requiring that the same freedoms be preserved in modified versions.
  5. Defend Your Right to Repair!
    Resource Type: Article
    Software is subject to copyright, and than means that, as a rule, you might own your device but you only license the software in it. And that license (often called an “End User License Agreement”) is likely to come with any number of restrictions on your ability to tinker with your stuff.
  6. EFF Fights for Common Sense, Again, in DMCA Rulemaking
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) filed six exemption requests with the U.S. Copyright Office today, part of the elaborate, every-three-year process to right the wrongs put in place by the Section 1201 of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.
  7. EFF to Librarian of Congress: Let Car Owners Look Under the Hood
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    The reach of copyright law has expanded so far that it now threatens people's ability to repair their own cars and protect them against malware. Yesterday, EFF launched a legal campaign to fend off that threat.
  8. French farmers will have to pay to use their own seeds
    'Compulsory voluntary contribution' to seed companies extended to 20 more types of crops, and use of saved seeds for other crops banned

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2012
    French government to begin cracking down on enforcing plant breeders' rights -- farmers will have to pay to use farm-saved seed.
  9. How to See if Your Images are Being Used on Other Websites
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2013
    You just ran across your artwork, featured on a blog! Except, they hadn't told you they did it and you just happened to find out on your own. These situations are where my little image trick comes in handy. And it's free! Here’s the step-by-step.
  10. How to See If Your Photos Are Being Used On Another Site
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2012
    This trick will allow you to do a "Reverse Image Search" for any photo from your blog, or any photo you've uploaded on the internet, to see a list of all the other sites where this photo appears.
  11. IFJ Calls on Writers to Demand Their Rights from Google
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2009
    the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has called on all journalists who have had their books scanned by Google through its Google Book Search to claim their rights to payment.
  12. Important Win for Fair Use in ‘Dancing Baby’ Lawsuit
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    A federal appeals court in San Francisco today affirmed that copyright holders must consider whether a use of material is fair before sending a takedown notice. The ruling came in Lenz v. Universal, often called the “dancing baby” lawsuit.
  13. IntelligentSearch.ca
    Resource Type: Website
    Published: 2017
    A web portal featuring topics related to research and the Internet. The home page features a selection of recent and important articles. A search feature, subject index, and other research tools make it possible to find additional resources and information.
  14. Know Your Digital Rights, Photographers
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2010
  15. New Legal Landscape Affecting PR
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2004
    New laws affecting public relations.
  16. Sources Select Resources
    Reviews and information about print and online resources for journalists and researchers

    Resource Type: Website
    Published: 2009
    Reviews and information about print and online resources for journalists and researchers.

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