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PostPosted: April 1st, 2015, 4:01 pm 
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BLOGGING IN AN AUTHORITARIAN COUNTRY CAN BE DEADLY
Opinion: Rule of law or not, bloggers are vulnerable

http://edition.cnn.com/2015/04/01/opini ... ef=edition
"Since 1992, 11% of journalists killed have died for their work online."

DID THEY REALLY THINK THEY COULD GET AWAY WITH THIS?!
Subscription service sued for fake newspaper, magazine renewal notices

http://www.denverpost.com/business/ci_2 ... source=rss
"The nationwide scam targeted mostly elderly readers, allegedly charging them as much as double the actual price for new subscriptions and renewal offers to publications such as The Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, Old Cars Weekly and Turkey & Turkey Hunting, the attorneys general of New York, Oregon, Minnesota, Missouri and Texas charged in simultaneous lawsuits."

IF YOU DON'T REGISTER YOUR COPYRIGHT, YOU MAY NOT BE ABLE TO RECOVER DAMAGES LATER
Copyright Essentials: 5 Things Every Musician Should Know

http://news.allaboutjazz.com/copyright- ... d-know.php
"Music copyright law can be an intimidating world, even for the well versed, but with a general overview and a handful of pointers, you can be well on your way to a better understanding."

PUSHING BACK AGAINST BIG BROTHER
Freedom House stated that NSA mass surveillance program infringes on privacy rights and freedom of expression.

http://sputniknews.com/us/20150311/1019 ... z3W5ZDnA8i
“Congress should reform the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act to clearly require that authorities have probable cause before undertaking surveillance of emails, web-browsing content, and search engine queries, a principle the courts should uphold. Protections against warrantless searches should extend to our online communications,” Calingaert added.

IT'S NOT COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT. IT'S FAIR USE.
Playwright David Adjmi wins New York infringement court case

http://news.yahoo.com/playwright-david- ... 4Aq3LQtDMD
"A playwright who was accused of copyright infringement by lawyers representing the TV show 'Three's Company' over his parody of 1970s sitcoms has won a victory in court."


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