Category Archives: copyright issues

YouTube Copyright Complaint, Again!

The Beatle Yellow Sub Action Figures by Joe Bustillos

YouTube Copyright Complaint, Again! I’m getting really tired of this. I spent basically two-days putting the last episode of JBB’s Final Thoughts (video podcast) together (1 day to write and record the main monologue and 1 day to gather b-roll and edit) and I didn’t finish and upload it to YouTube until almost 6AM. Then I got notice almost immediately

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Why Is Wikipedia Broke Today? SOPA-Protest

Here’s a great video that explains the problems with PIPA and SOPA (besides being dumb acronyms): PROTECT IP / SOPA Breaks The Internet from Fight for the Future on Vimeo. Tell Congress not to censor the internet NOW! – http://www.fightforthefuture.org/pipa PROTECT-IP is a bill that has been introduced in the Senate and the House and is moving quickly through Congress.

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Obama Hope Poster For Sale or “Shephard Fairey: Oops”

Another day, another Fair Use issue in the headlines. Imagine my surprise as I began to do research to update my previous article on the Fair-Use/Copyright kerfuffle between the Associated Press (AP) and street-artist/icon-wanna-be Shephard Fairey, to discover that the case was dismissed yesterday, January 11th, 2011, and that the two parties had entered into an undisclosed financial arrangement. I

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Save the Prize – Cha-Ching Version

Part of my class at Full Sail University involves issues of Copyright, Fair Use and Creative Commons. One of the videos I share is about the difficulty a particular video documentarian is having securing the rights so that he can share his documentary “Eyes on the Prize” The video prompted the following video response by one of my students (and

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Convergence Culture: The Power of Media in the Hands of Users

Jenkin’s “Convergence Culture: Where Old and New Media Collide” is part of my course reading and students are always finding great videos of Jenkins on the Interwebs. Here’s a great one that sums it his take on the evolution of media and what it means for the culture and the media industry. Thanks Seann G.

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