Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Online Video

The Center for Social Media has recently released a suggested code of best practice in fair use for online video. More and more, video creation and sharing depend on the ability to use and circulate existing copyrighted work. Until now, that fact has been almost irrelevant in business and law, because broad distribution of nonprofessionalContinue reading “Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Online Video”

TV is for old people, Conservatives want to make internet illegal

Variety is reporting on a study that concludes that the average TV viewer age is now 50. Old people watch TV, young people interact on the internet I guess. In Canada, the Conservative federal government is “updating” the copyright laws and part of their insane plan is basically to make anyone under 50 a criminal.Continue reading “TV is for old people, Conservatives want to make internet illegal”

Wake-up Canada: Here Comes Copyright Legislation!

Facebook users delayed the bill before and on Thursday morning it is time for protests to grow even louder. Minister of Industry Jim Prentice and the Minister of Canadian Heritage Josée Verner want to lock up all data and destroy the very soul of the internet – sharing and collaboration. They obviously need to read Free! WhyContinue reading “Wake-up Canada: Here Comes Copyright Legislation!”