Monthly Archives: December 2011

  Seeking to Copy — Legally– from Blu-ray Discs and Online Media

One of the criticisms of the digital locks used by broadcasters and Hollywood studios is that, in trying to squelch piracy, they can interfere with fair uses of copyrighted material by other artists. And under federal law, it’s illegal to circumvent those locks. Full Story

 
  Doc Defender: He’s the Fair-Use Guru of Nonfiction Movies

Documentary filmmakers use thousands of images, trademarks and other intellectual property in their creations, often targeting for criticism the people or corporations that are the lawful owners of the material being used. Full Story