Tag: copyright

Of Luchadors and Attribution: My Current Take on Creative Commons 2.0.

Editors Note: This is not legal advice. This is my current opinion. It is subject to change. As is the grammar and editing. Creative Commons in Brief The Creative Commons (CC) is almost awesome. It is a licensing scheme that lets creator users protect some of their rights while assigning other rights for free use. Traditional copyright works…




Dropbox institutes a copyright no-fly list: file hashing against a blacklist

In Cloud-computing, two surefire ways to go out of business quickly are: 1. Violate your customer’s privacy 2. Non-compliance with intellectual property law So how does a SaaS company insure compliance with a copyright takedown notice without breaching customer privacy? According to TechCrunch, Dropbox’s new solution is file hashing against a blacklist. The new system…