Copyright News

  • The Library of Congress updated the progress in digitizing the Copyright Card Catalog in Copyright digitization: Moving right along! which posted on 22 Mar.  
  •  On 19 Mar the US Supreme court ruled that the right to resell publications within the US extends to those that had been purchased legally in other countries.  Read more on Newser.
  • The Raw Story in a posting on 21 Mar, reports that a Federal judge has ruled that “clipping” news articles and posting them online is a violation of copyright. Read more on the website.  Keep an eye on this, there are many companies doing similar “clipping” and information originators are fighting back.
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