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Daily Archive for Tuesday, December 14th, 2010

COPYRIGHT in the hands of homeland security

similarity in copyright and secrecy enforcement coming to the surface

Government shuts down music blogs with “complex symbiosis with the music business

“if you’ve ever been in a marketing meeting at a record label, it’s ‘Hey, can you leak this to the blogs?’ Leak is now a marketing verb.”

“For now the seized domains are in legal limbo. David Snead, a lawyer specializing in Internet cases who is representing the owner of, speculated that it might be 30 to 60 days before he would be able to see a seizure order. “The government is providing zero information to help us determine what he is being charged with,” he said. “It’s a black hole.””