Authors’ Group Study: Copyright Safe Harbour Provisions Distort Market – Intellectual Property Watch

Copyright “safe harbour” rules aimed at ensuring the free flow of information by internet service providers without liability for infringing content are “distorting the digital market, profiting tech giants and leading to significant underpayment of copyright owners,” according to an international authors’ industry association study released this week.

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Internet Users Spoke Up To Keep Safe Harbors Safe

Today, we delivered a petition to the U.S. Copyright Office to keep copyright’s safe harbors safe. We asked the Copyright Office to remove a bureaucratic requirement that could cause websites and Internet services to lose protection under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). And we asked…

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Appeals Court Makes A Mess Of Copyright Law Concerning ISPs And Safe Harbors

We’ve been following the BMG v. Cox lawsuit from the very beginning, through all its very odd twists and turns, including having a judge in the district court, Liam O’Grady, who made it quite clear that he didn’t much care about the…

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Cloudflare is Liable For Pirate Sites & Has No Safe Harbor, Publisher Says – TorrentFreak

Cloudflare should be held liable for copyright infringements committed by its customers, adult publisher ALS Scan has informed the California District Court. The company requests a partial summary judgment, claiming that the CDN provider assists pirates and doesn’t qualify for safe harbor protection. “The evidence is undisputed,” ALS writes.

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NAFTA shouldn’t include outdated internet safe harbors

North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) negotiations resumed this week in Montreal with a sixth round of talks aimed at modernizing the nearly 25-year-old agreement.

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