SOPA Debate: Wikipedia’s Jimmy Wales in Discussion with Copyright Alliance’s Sandra Aistars

democracynow.org – Congressional support for a pair of anti-piracy bills is weakening after Wednesday’s historic online protest in which thousands of websites went dark for 24 hours. Hollywood film studios, music publishers and major broadcasters support the anti-piracy legislation, saying it aims to stop the piracy of copyrighted material over the internet on websites based […]

If a copyright is posted to usenet, is it in the public domain?

Question by : If a copyright is posted to usenet, is it in the public domain? Best answer: Answer by UrbanPhotosAbsolutely not. See http://www.copyright.gov Posting something to Usenet is no different than printing it in a magazine or showing it on television. The copyright owner does not waive any ownership rights just because they’re allowing […]