Tag Archives: copyfraud

Overreaching: White House Edition

Works of the U.S. government are in the public domain. Yet this notice accompanies White House photographs posted at flickr: “This official White House photograph is being made available only for publication by news organizations and/or for personal use printing by the subject(s) of the photograph. The photograph may not be manipulated in any way […]

Copyfraud lecture at McGill

     Book talk on Thursday, January 26 at 4:30 pm at McGill University.

Doctorow on The Pirates of YouTube

Cory Doctorow has a great column on corporate use of Google’s ContentID to claim ownership of public domain works.

Copyfraud Author Meets “Creative America”

I recently blogged about Creative America, a content-industry organization that disseminates misinformation about copyright law. This afternoon, as I was crossing the campus at the University of Southern California following a talk about my book, I was stopped by a young woman with a clipboard who asked me if I had “five minutes to save […]