Digital Millennium Copyright Act

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'Dancing Baby' May Head to Supreme Court

High court may hear mom's case against 'abusive' infringement claim by Universal

(Newser) - Of all the YouTube videos that could pose legal problems, a 30-second clip of a dancing baby seems less than likely. But almost 10 years after Stephanie Lenz posted her young son bopping to Prince's "Let's Go Crazy," her video may now appear before the Supreme... More »

Pinterest Reassures Users Over Copyright Concerns

Social networking site releases statement

(Newser) - Pinterest is quickly following up on the copyright concerns that were recently raised by a lawyer and photographer, whose blog post on the potential issues went viral on the social networking site . "Pinterest is a platform for people to share their interests through collections of images, videos, commentary, and... More »

Go Ahead, Jailbreak Your iPhone: Feds

Copyright Office ruling applies to all mobile devices

(Newser) - Modifying a smartphone to run applications not approved by the manufacturer is not illegal, the US Copyright Office said today—which enthusiasts immediately understood to mean " jailbreaking your iPhone is A-OK." Apple had warned of "copyright infringement, potential damage to the device and other potential harmful physical... More »

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