This post begins the story of my first encounter with Pinterest - how I went from [...]
New Compulsory License & The USPTO Green Paper Roundtable at Vanderbilt Law School – May 21, 2014
A Compulsory License to Sample Master Recordings is a very good idea. A fair, respectful and business-happy aspect of this license would be that a recording MUST be at least ten (10) years old. That way, the recording has had ample time to be sold in its original form, sales of the original recording have greatly decreased (or stopped), a new version will draw attention to the original version, the public has more art and options, and money will be generated from the rebirth of a 10 year old recording.
Is There More Copyright Infringement In Pinterest Or Led Zeppelin II? My DMCA Takedown
I received two (2) identical emails this week from Pinterest. They were very professional, respectful and kindly. Because the emails were in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, one shouldn't expect adjectives such as professional, respectful and kindly but they were. I guess that's just how Pinterest is - the kinder, gentler hub for copyright infringement. The softer side of federal law enforcement.