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Forcing Pirates to Walk the Plank

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The British government has devised a novel solution to dealing with online piracy: Disable the Internet accounts of violators. Broadband providers could be forced to suspend their customers’ accounts under proposals announced on Tuesday by the UK government to tackle internet file-sharing. The proposals mark a hardening of the government’s stance against piracy since the […]

Twitter Law: Are Tweets Copyrighted?

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Mark Cuban wonders, “Is a tweet copyrightable ?  Is a tweet copyrighted by default when its published ? Can there possibly be a fair use exception for something that is only 140 characters or less ?” I got to thinking about this when I tweeted about an NBA game.  I tweeted to the people who […]