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Robert Allen joins us to further clarify the Turtles’ case history.
In this Episode:
- 1 Robert Allen joins us to further clarify the Turtles’ case history.
- 2 Sony Hack
- 3 Ex-employees suing over hack
- 4 The EU Alters VAT Tax Regulations as Applied to Digital Product Sales
- 5 DMCA Takedown Cases
- 6 Google Handled 75% more DMCA takedowns in 2014 than in 2013
- 7 Monkey Selfie followup
- 8 Pinterest and Imgur
- 9 Lionsgate targets Reddit
- 10 After Announcing YouTube Music Key, YouTube Stands to Lose 20,000 Songs
- 11 New Canadian Takedown Notices are abused
- 12 Mixtape
We are joined for this episode by Attorney Robert Allen, who practices in Los Angeles, and represented the plaintiffs in the Turtles’ case(s) we’ve recently reported on.
THB Added: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/01/19/world/asia/nsa-tapped-into-north-korean-networks-before-sony-attack-officials-say.html
Ex-employees suing over hack
The EU Alters VAT Tax Regulations as Applied to Digital Product Sales
UK VAT Moss one stop link – https://www.gov.uk/register-and-use-the-vat-mini-one-stop-shop
DMCA Takedown Cases
Google Handled 75% more DMCA takedowns in 2014 than in 2013
- Google, processes most DMCA notices in a matter of hours, despite receiving one million requests per day and up to 11.6 million takedowns in a week.
Monkey Selfie followup
- Public Knowledge responded (https://www.publicknowledge.org/news-blog/blogs/monkey-selfie-crying-wolf) and refuses to take down the blogpost, citing the new Copyright Office manual.
Pinterest and Imgur
Lionsgate targets Reddit
http://www.reddit.com/r/BestOfStreamingVideo/comments/2ogxor/lionsgate_targets_reddit_over_christmas_movie/ – link on reddit about fans discussing the DMCA takedowns and suggesting everyone keep the page/link on the “down low” and not attract attention.