Tag Archives: legal/copyright

Link: Pop Music Plagiarism’s Worst Offenses: A History | Riverfront Times

Pop Music Plagiarism’s Worst Offenses: A History | Riverfront Times Nobody has written an original rock song since 1953, and the entire music industry is founded on exchanging blurry photocopies of other people’s work. Sure, some art is outright plagiarism, … Continue reading

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Link: The world’s largest photo service just made its pictures free to use | The Verge

The world’s largest photo service just made its pictures free to use | The Verge If you go to the Getty Images website, you’ll see millions of images, all watermarked. There are more than a hundred years of photography here, … Continue reading

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Link: REVEALED: MPAA’s latest anti-piracy move accidentally, completely screws Hollywood studios | PandoDaily

REVEALED: MPAA’s latest anti-piracy move accidentally, completely screws Hollywood studios | PandoDaily From Marlon Brando’s civil rights statement in absentia to Michael Moore’s anti-war speech, the Academy Awards ceremony played host to its share of high-profile protests. This year, though, … Continue reading

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Link: 25 sources of free public domain books

25 sources of free public domain books An updated list of sites that offer free public domain books in electronic and audio format. Every year new publications enter public domain. That means their intellectual property rights have expired or are not applicable … Continue reading

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Link: Open Access Button

Open Access Button Sign up below to get the Open Access Button, a safe, easy to use browser bookmarklet that you can use to show the global effects of research paywalls – and to help get access to the research … Continue reading

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