Posts Tagged ‘copyright’

SXSW accused of using copyright, trademark claims to suppress criticism of its ties to the military weapons industry

SXSW accused of using copyright, trademark claims to suppress criticism of its ties to the military weapons industry South by Southwest (SXSW), an annual conference and music festival in Austin, is facing backlash after it was revealed that the popular event has ties to arms manufacturers that supply weapons to Israel. When news about the […]

OpenAI Says Authors’ ChatGPT Copyright Claims ‘Defective’ In Motion to Dismiss

As AI tools become more commonplace, lawsuits centering around the training data used to create machine learning models are piling up.  Now, OpenAI, the company behind the popular ChatGPT text-generation tool and underlying models, has moved to dismiss most of the claims against it in lawsuits filed by authors who allege that AI outputs infringe […]

Trader Joe’s Sues Trader Joe’s United for Copyright Infringement

Trader Joe’s filed a lawsuit against its union on Thursday for copyright infringement, claiming that the union’s merchandise was too similar to the Trader Joe’s logo, and demanding that the union’s profits off that merchandise be given to Trader Joe’s. “For more than fifty years, Trader Joe’s has worked tirelessly to assure that the TRADER […]

Librarians Are Finding Thousands Of Books No Longer Protected By Copyright Law

Michael M. Santiago / Getty Images On January 1, 2023, a swath of books, films, and songs entered the public domain. The public domain is not a place—it refers to all the creative works not protected by an intellectual property law like copyright.  Creative works may not have intellectual property protections for a number of […]

Stephen King Sues Drag Queens For Infringing His Copyright On Terrifying Clowns That Prey On Children

BANGOR, MN — American author Stephen King emerged from the shadows just before dawn Friday to file a copyright infringement claim in federal court. King is arguing that Drag Queen Story Hour violates his copyright around his infamous character Pennywise the Dancing Clown from the novel It — who is also a hideous clown who […]

Meghan Markle Wins Remaining Copyright Claim From British Tabloid

LONDON (AP) — Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, on Wednesday won her remaining copyright claim against a British tabloid publisher over the publication of a personal letter she wrote to her estranged father. Meghan, 39, had already won most of her claim for misuse of private information and copyright infringement against Associated Newspapers Limited, the publisher […]

Memes ‘Will Be Banned’ Under New EU Copyright Law, Warn Campaigners

Digital rights campaigners are warning that the law could lead to the destruction of the internet as we know it A new copyright law from the European Union would lead to the banning of memes on the internet, campaigners are warning. The EU Copyright Directive intends to protect the intellectual property rights of people who […]

Progressive Lunacy: PETA Claims Indonesian Monkey Owns ‘Selfie’ Copyright

21st Century Wire says… You know that western society is approaching its final hour when animal rights activists start advocating individual animals to be able to sue humans in courts. That’s exactly what has happened in the US. We can trace some of this line of thinking back to Cass Sunstein, the radical, liberal progressive […]

ALERT! Everyone who lives in these states needs to contact their governor and representatives to encourage this action to stop Obama’s invasion…

Former Eaton Co. Deputy Who Resigned to Avoid Termination Now Employed as a Lenawee Co. Deputy

**The following post was written by Hanna Kareem  and sent in via the submission tab** One Eaton County deputy sheriff resigned, a member of the command staff received a written reprimand and a 28-year-old Grand Ledge man is negotiating a settlement with the county after his video showed an abusive and improper arrest during a […]

Hacker suspected in Anon raid on Boston hospital rescued at sea by Disney cruise ship, then arrested

Martin Gottesfeld and his family were rescued at sea, near Cuba, by a Disney cruise ship, then Gottesfeld was arrested by FBI agents dispatched from a Bahamian field office. Gottesfeld is suspected of participating in an Anonymous raid on Boston Children’s Hospital in 2014. The Anon raid, #OpJustina, targeted a hospital that […]

Analyzing kids’ hair may help predict risk of mental illness

Researchers from the University of Melbourne studied the cortisol levels of 70 nine-year-old children living in and around Melbourne. They recorded these levels from scalp hair to determine their total cortisol output over a period of months. Results from the study suggest hair cortisol concentrations (HCC) are “positively associated with the experience of lifetime trauma in […]

MH-17 Final Report: Who Shot Down The Plane?

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Anonymous threatens Congress over copyright bill

Hackers from the group Anonymous released a video on the Web this week in which the collective calls out Congress for a controversial new bill that could put Internet users in prison for streaming videos online. Should S.978 be put on the books, streaming copyrighted material on the Web could land a person in jail […]

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