Delving into the DMCA, Part I: What-All Is Even In There???

This post marks the first in an at-least-two-part series on the DMCA, partly because it’s good preparation for a talk I’m giving at the Library Technology Conference next week. This installment is dedicated to Iris, who was looking for “an actually readable summary of the DMCA” the other day….

Stormtroopers, Copyright, and Cultural Ownership

Can you read this, Luke Skywalker? BY-NC-SA Stéfan Le DûYou may or may not have heard about the extensive saga that is George Lucas’ dispute with one of the costumers/prop makers from the original Star Wars series about the copyright in Stormtrooper costumes. The prop maker has been using the…

News from UMN Copyright Program…

Coming tomorrow, a whole new UMN Copyright Website! The new site will replace the old site sometime Wednesday morning,at the current URL – http://ww.lib.umn.edu/copyright)Here’s a sneak preview: It’s not 100% done – but we don’t expect it ever will be! Part of the overhaul was moving the site to a…

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