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Rijksmuseum Downloads: Amsterdam Museum Offers Free Downloads Of Masterpieces

An Amsterdam museum is offering downloads of its artwork and encouraging the public to share, download, copy, and use the works sans limitations. Will other museums follow suit?

Kindle Worlds: Amazon to Sell Fanfiction, But Should Fanfic Writers Participate?

Amazon is going to start selling fanfiction to Kindle users. Sounds tempting, but the fine print of the arrangement should make writers hesitate.
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Apple Offshore Taxes: Complex Tax System Allowed for Apple To Place Profits From Its U.S. Operation Into an Unrelated Irish Company

In one two-year span, Apple was able to make $35 billion in income disappear through the check-the-box loophole and avoid paying $12.5 billion in U.S. taxes, or $17 million a day.
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Apple Taxes: Apple Negotiated a 2% Tax Rate in Ireland and Tried to Avoid Even Paying That

In one two-year span, Apple was able to make $35 billion in income disappear through the check-the-box loophole and avoid paying $12.5 billion in U.S. taxes, or $17 million a day."
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Unlocking Technology Act 2013: Is Congress Ready to Let Us Unlock Our Own Phones?

The Unlocking Technology Act aims to fix a section of the U.S. law which states that unlocking your electronic device is a copyright violation.
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Otis Wright Porn: Judge Sanctions Lawyers For Fraudulent Filing in Porn Cases

A U.S. federal judge sanctioned four lawyers after they fraudulently filed hundreds of actions against unnamed individuals accused of illegally downloading copyrighted porn

Bowman v. Monsanto SCOTUS Case: The Death Of Copyrights and Patents?

As 3D printing technologies start to become the norm, how will corporations who have a lot at stake adapt and evolve?

Pirate Bay Documentary Online: Film Puts Copyright Infringement and Internet Freedom in the Spotlight

The Pirate Bay documentary, being released online on Friday, follows the founders of the famous file sharing site as they fight an uphill battle against Hollywood and Swedish authorities.
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World of Warcraft Theme Park: Copyright Infringement Means Nothing Internationally

As the latest theme park shows us, there is no such thing as a copyright in the international market.

Anonymous Hacks MIT Over Reddit Co-Founder Aaron Swartz's Suicide

The hacktivist group attacked MIT servers on Sunday to post a memorial on behalf of the late internet activist and call for a "free and unfettered internet."
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Congress Should be Required to Test Out All Laws on Themselves

If Congress thinks it has all these “great ideas” for us, why don’t they try them out first.

Internet Freedom: Republicans in Congress Are Secret Copyright Reform Heroes

Republicans are generally among the worst when it comes to copyright law and intellectual property monopolies, but a new white paper challenges this idea. Will the GOP spearhead copyright reform?
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Supreme Court Docket: Kirtsaeng v John Wiley and Sons Case May Prevent You From Selling Your Own Property

A pending Supreme Court case could have a major impact on your ability to sell the things you own.

Max Hell Frog Warrior: What A Web Review of a Z List Movie Tells Us about Internet Freedom

The curious case of Obscurus Lupa demonstrates that the internet community must protect the rights of critics and artists, and be vigilant of those who would suppress them.

Why Internet Piracy May Actually Benefit America

The pirating of online content is not a form of stealing, and is actually a great benefit to individuals' wallets and liberties.
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Facebook Privacy and Cyber Crime Discussed at First Day of G8 and G20 Youth Summit in Washington DC

Daily update on the youth G8 and G20 summits in Washington DC and the activities of the justice committee.

How Art Can Be Free: Digital Revolution, Crowdfunding Render Copyright Obsolete

Do we need copyright? One bestselling author says no. He says there's a better way for artists to get paid, and without worrying over intellectual property rights. Is he crazy or crazy inventive?

Is YouTube a Good or Bad Influence on Society?

The media influence which YouTube has can be viewed as positive or negative based on how one shares the ideas which they come across.

SOPA and PIPA Will Not Stop Internet Piracy, Business Solutions Will

SOPA and PIPA got internet juggernauts in a tizzy, but internet piracy is not new. Stopping piracy requires an economic, not a legislative, fix.

Dept of Justice Shutdown of Megaupload Shows Why SOPA and PIPA Should be Defeated

The DOJ's shutdown of the online file sharing website Megaupload.com buttresses arguments that the SOPA and PIPA bills are superfluous and overreaching.

SOPA and PIPA Help Eliminate Online Piracy, But Dangerously Slow Innovation

Censorship is never the answer. Freedom of speech and expression are necessary cornerstones of our society, and extinguishing these would only stunt intellectual progress.

Internet Piracy is Not the Problem: It's Time To Eliminate Intellectual Property

Intellectual property harms consumers and stifles innovation, so let's get rid of it.
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Stop Online Piracy Act Will Crush Internet Innovation

SOPA will lead to government censorship of the internet, as well as create an environment of decreased innovation.
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Why You Should Buy Knockoffs

The lack of piracy and trademark laws in the fashion industry force designers to constantly create newer, better trends.
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