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    Communicators with Christopher Harrison

    Chris Harrison, vice president for business practices for Pandora, talked about the Internet music service and legislation pertaining to music licensing. The company had appealed to…

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    Music Licensing

    Music recording and broadcasting industry representatives testified at a hearing on performed music licensing laws. They talked about the patchwork of licensing laws outdated by the…

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    Music Licensing

    Witnesses from the music recording industry testified on music licensing laws and how royalties are calculated for songwriters and publishers. Members also questioned on the increasing…

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    Economy, Intellectual Property, and Piracy

    Vice President Joe Biden spoke at the Motion Picture Association of America’s (MPAA) 2014 Creativity Conference. He talked about the economy, innovation, intellectual property,…

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    ABC v. Aereo Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in ABC v. Aereo. In 2012 Aereo launched a service that lets consumers remotely record and watch local broadcast TV on computers, iPads, and smartphones…

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    Supreme Court Oral Argument Reactions

    On the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court, representatives from both sides reacted following oral argument in ABC v. Aereo. The case involved the issue of whether or not Aereo’s antenna…

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    Aereo Supreme Court Case

    Chet Kanojia, the founder of Aereo, talked about the case to be heard the next week by the U.S. Supreme Court, American Broadcasting Companies v. Aereo. Broadcasters accused Aereo of…

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    Alice Corporation v. CLS Bank International Oral Argument

    The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in Alice Corporation v. CLS Bank International. At issue in the case was whether an abstract idea can be patented -- in this case, a computer-run…

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    Supreme Court Decision on Patent Law

    gave an overview of the Supreme Court case Alice Corporation v. CLS Bank International. At issue was whether an abstract idea can be patented -- in this case, a computer-run electronic…

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    Copyright for Writers

    Marie Breaux talked about the history of authors' rights and argued that copyright law would likely need to be revised due to the creation of Creative Commons and other platforms. This…

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    Copyright Protection

    Witnesses testified on materials that can be protected under copyright law, the extent of that protection, and specific rights that should and should not be included in that…

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    Technology Legislation

    Three members of Congress were interviewed by remote video from the Capitol about technology legislation. Senator Blumenthal (D-CT) talked on July 10, 2013, about his Fair Telephone…

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    Online Piracy

    Panelists talked about Internet users' compliance with copyright restrictions for online content. They focused on implementation of a Copyright Alert System that would to inform…

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    Book Discussion on Reclaiming Fair Use

    American University professor Patricia Aufderheide talked about her book, Reclaiming Fair Use, a primer on properly using copyrighted material in a world where everything is…

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    Government Role in Technology

    Representative Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), who was representing parts of Silicon Valley, former Representative Tom Davis (R-VA), who was involved in information technology, and Joe Taylor, the…

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    Copyright and the Book

    Tom Allen, James Shapiro, and Peter Jaszi talked about copyright and its relationship to authors, publishers and public interest. The panel was moderated by Maria Pallante, United…

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    Book Discussion on How to Fix Copyright

    William Patry, senior copyright counsel of Google, presents his thoughts on the current state of copyright law. The author argues that current copyright laws are outdated due to…

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    Intellectual Property

    Carl Colglazier was interviewed about his video, Intellectual Property. The film was the first-prize high school winner in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. He…

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    Intellectual Property

    Carl Colglazier’s video, Intellectual Property was one of the first prize high school winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. He is in ninth grade and…

    275 views
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    Copyright Clause and Digital Media

    Michael Clark’s' video Copyright Clause and Digital Media was one of the high school third prize winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. He is a…

    133 views
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