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Writer says agents stole ideas

Yahoo – 2010-07-15

LOS ANGELES - HOLLYWOOD studios get sued all the time for idea theft. But a talent agency? A TV writer named Brian Everett is suing Endeavor (now William Morris Endeavor Entertainment) alleging that the short-lived 2008 CBS show 'Welcome to the...
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Author Files Copyright Infringement Suit Against James Cameron's Avatar

Yahoo – 2010-07-08

Miami author Cynthia Joyce Clay has filed suit against James Cameron for copyright infringement of her sf book Zollocco: A Novel of Another Universe: Clay vs Cameron et al 10-22203 US District Court Southern Florida. Clay claims direct line lifts...
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Publisher Halts Publication of Tiananmen Memoir

New York Times – 2010-06-20

The publisher of a memoir by Li Peng, the former Chinese prime minister, said he was told by Chinese authorities that publication would violate copyright laws.
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Hong Kong publisher halts Tiananmen memoir

San Jose Mercury News – 2010-06-20

HONG KONG (AP) — A Hong Kong publisher said Sunday he has scrapped plans to publish an insider account of Beijing's decision-making behind its 1989 crackdown on pro-democracy student protesters in Tiananmen Square because of copyright problems.
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Digital Publishing Asia Pacific 2010 to Be Held in Beijing in November

Yahoo – 2010-06-17

With support from key industry organizations including China Mobile Communications Association, International Copyright Exchange and Taiwan Digital Publishing Forum, Digital Publishing Asia Pacific 2010 will be held by Global Leaders Institute on...
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Decision on Google library likely to change publishing indelibly

Seattle Times – 2010-03-21

Google has been busy. The Internet giant has been copying and storing millions of the world's out-of-print and out-of-copyright books in a vast online archive.
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In Unsealed Court Documents, Viacom Details "Willful" YouTube Piracy

Publishers Wekly – 2010-03-18

In what many see as a landmark digital copyright case, Viacom this week unsealed its motion for...
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Publishers Urged to Change the Focus of the Copyright Debate

Publishers Wekly – 2010-03-04

Publishers are losing the battle over copyright in the court of public opinion, panelists at an...
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Supreme Court Upholds Settlement Between Publishers, Freelancers

Editor And Publisher – 2010-03-02

The Supreme Court has revived an $18 million settlement of a dispute involving payment to freelance writers for online use of their work. The proposed settlement covers freelancers who registered the copyright to their works as well as those who...
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Top court sides with publishers on $18 million deal

Reuters – 2010-03-02

Reuters - The U.S. Supreme Court overturned a ruling that threw out an $18 million settlement between publishers and freelance writers in a copyright case about work included in online databases.
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Google's books plan hailed, reviled; no ruling

Reuters – 2010-02-19

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Google Inc was lauded as a visionary intent on spreading the world's knowledge and reviled as a copyright infringer cavalier about protecting users' privacy in a hearing on Thursday to discuss its plan to digitize millions of...
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Justice Dept. Criticizes Latest Google Book Deal

New York Times – 2010-02-08

While the Justice Department did not explicitly urge a rejection of the deal, its opposition on copyright, class action and antitrust grounds is a setback for Google.
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Justice Dept says Google books deal troubled

Reuters – 2010-02-05

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Changes that Google Inc and the Authors Guild made to an ambitious plan to create a massive online library were inadequate because they fail to address antitrust and copyright concerns, the U.S. Justice Department said on...
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Hollywood loses landmark copyright case in Australia

Reuters – 2010-02-04

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Hollywood studios lost a landmark copyright court case against an Australia internet provider on Thursday, when a court ruled iiNet could not be held responsible for unauthorized downloads of movies using its service.
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Justice Department Says It Still Has Problems with Revised Google Settlement

Publishers Wekly – 2010-02-04

The Department of Justice said Thursday evening that despite progress made in limiting the scope of the original Google Book Search settlement the revised deal still raises class certification, copyright and antitrust issues. No changes, however,...
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Hacker cracks Kindle's copyright

BBC – 2009-12-23

An Israeli hacker has found a way to transfer the books on Amazon's e-book reader to any other device.
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Paris Court Convicts Google in Copyright Infringement Case

Publishers Wekly – 2009-12-18

The AP reported this morning that a Paris court has convicted Google in a copyright infringement case over online publication of French books.
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Google Loses in French Copyright Case

International Herald Tribune – 2009-12-19

Google was ordered to stop putting scanned French books in its database and to pay about $430,000 in damages.
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Sony reaches deal to share in Google's e-book library

International Herald Tribune – 2009-03-19

The deal will make a half million copyright-free books available for Sony's Reader device, a rival to Amazon.com's Kindle.
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Full Steam Ahead for Abu Dhabi Fair

Publishers Wekly – 2009-03-19

The Abu Dhabi book fair opens with more exhibitors, more attention to copyright.
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