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Using the Dover Pictorial Archive in Collage
best site for copyright rules for collage artists. SO RESTRICTIVE. can only really use Dover, and pay for it.
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4 hours ago by mofox
The potential unintended consequences of Article 13 • YouTube Creator Blog
Susan Wojcicki is CEO of YouTube:
<p>We have worked hard to ensure creators and artists are fairly compensated for their work. In the last year, YouTube paid content owners across the EU €800m. We have also paid the global music industry more than €1.5bn from advert-generated revenue alone.

However, this creator economy is under threat from a section of the EU’s efforts to revise its copyright directive, known as article 13, which holds internet companies directly responsible for any copyright infringement in the content shared on their platform.

While we support the goals of article 13, the European Parliament’s current proposal will create unintended consequences that will have a profound impact on the livelihoods of hundreds of thousands of people.

The parliament’s approach is unrealistic in many cases because copyright owners often disagree over who owns what rights. If the owners cannot agree, it is impossible to expect the open platforms that host this content to make the correct rights decisions.

Take the global music hit “Despacito”. This video contains multiple copyrights, ranging from sound recording to publishing rights. Although YouTube has agreements with multiple entities to license and pay for the video, some of the rights holders remain unknown. That uncertainty means we might have to block videos like this to avoid liability under article 13.</p>


One suspects there's a teensy bit of dissembling going on here. An <a href="https://www.ft.com/content/0675de12-b4fe-11e8-bbc3-ccd7de085ffe">FT article from September</a> says
<p>One of the most contentious elements of the draft legislation, known as article 13, would require the use of “upload filters” to pre-scan user uploaded content to ensure it did not breach copyright rules. Critics say this would hamper internet freedom and kill off content such as social media memes.</p>


Come on, Google. Despacito is a piece of licensed music. Where rightsholders are unknown, money gets paid into account for when they turn up. The filter stuff is going to hurt YouTube.
google  article13  copyright 
yesterday by charlesarthur
The idea of intellectual property is nonsensical and pernicious | Aeon Essays
rhetorical impact. It is regarded as the foundation of a culture and as the foundation of an economic system. It pervades our moral sense, our normative order. It has ideological weight and propaganda value. To use the term ‘intellectual property’ is to partake of property’s expressive impact in an economic and political order constructed by property’s legal rights. It is to suggest that if property is at play, then it can be stolen, and therefore must be protected with the same zeal that the homeowner guards her home against invaders and thieves.

Glib talk of ‘intellectual property rights’, then, concedes polemical ground to the monopoly rent-extractor by granting a certain perceived virtue to those who hold licences and rights. The rest of us are merely greedy and grasping grubbers for someone else’s property. But in so conceiving the domain of ‘intellectual property rights’, the notions of borrowing, reuse, reworking, remixing and constructive enhancement – all of which are needed for culture and science and art to grow – are lost in the semantic mire created by ‘property’. Things that are owned in the exclusionary way that the indiscriminate use of ‘intellectual property’ suggests cannot sustain art and science and culture.
law  culture  copyright 
yesterday by dwalbert
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2 days ago by LibrariesVal
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Some interesting analysis from on the 3000+ articles listed as infringing in the lawsui…
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2 days ago by aabn2424
Researchers Report Elsevier to EU Anti-Competition Authority - TorrentFreak
the European University Association (EUA), which represents over 800 higher education institutions in 47 countries throughout Europe.

In a letter (pdf) to the European Commission, the organization shares its concern about the lack of transparency and competition in Europe’s academic publishing sector, mentioning Elsevier and similar publishers.

One of the main frustrations is that researchers and universities provide the manpower and articles for these publishers, work that’s often funded with public money. This is then sold back to them by the publishers at high prices.

Or as EUA puts it:

“As a well-known allegory says: ‘Imagine a farmer who owns, feeds and milks his cow in order to give away the milk for free to a dairy company – and then finally buys it back in a milk carton at a very high price’. This is the business model of big research publishers.”

While publishers such as Elsevier use copyrights to protect and exploit their work, the nature of the “competition” issue is more complex.
copyright  europa  problemi  spunti  ebook  formazione 
4 days ago by nicoladagostino
EDM122: Digital Literacies and Open Practice | Part of City, University of London's MA in Academic Practice
Digital Literacies and Open Practices is a 15 credit module taught at City, University of London as part of the MA in Academic Practice. It covers:

The changing nature of student learning, including exploring concepts such as ‘digital natives’, generational-based assumptions, the increasing use of social media platforms.
Supporting information and digital literacies among students
Developing Open Practices: the development and use of open educational resources and the ethical and legal issues associated with digital information
The nature of the digital scholar: understanding how technologies are changing both teaching and research practices in the context of your discipline
Preparing teaching and learning resources using technologies and understanding the specific issues associated with developing, using and re-using open educational resources
Using tools and technologies to support specific aspects of teaching including administration, assessment and feedback, widening participation and accessibility issues
Researching the use of technology in HE and the need for an evidence-based approach (this will be embedded in the module rather than a topic in its own right)
opened  openeducation  literacy  digital  openness  copyright 
6 days ago by cogdog
Silent Party #1 | Pitchfork
You may have one or several of these stories yourself: Moments when you realized that an active approach toward listening could be more than recombining track orders, and that research could be as rewarding as the listening process itself. Like any other form of media, we should look at music not so much as a "thing" but as "a way of doing something." Music is a process: An active, never-ceasing dialogue between creators and listeners with infinite outcomes.
music  copyright  creativity  law  media  songwriting  listening  hiphop 
7 days ago by allaboutgeorge
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7 days ago by caravanstudios

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