Aereo into the Cloud: Further Thoughts About the Aereo Decision

“The Cable Defense,” “The Cloud” and More about Causation and Copyright Last time, I tried to make sense of the Supreme Court’s decision in ABC v. Aereo. But there are a couple of major issues that I wasn’t able to touch on: (1) What’s all this about Aereo now saying...

Copyright Holders Eat ReDigi's Cake and Have it, Too

But is the Cake a Lie? As many of you know, the trial court in Capitol Records v. ReDigi ruled over the weekend that ReDigi’s business model of re-selling digital music files infringed the copyright. Here’s the opinion. I’ve written about ReDigi...

Copyright Holders Eat ReDigi’s Cake and Have it, Too

But is the Cake a Lie? As many of you know, the trial court in Capitol Records v. ReDigi ruled over the weekend that ReDigi’s business model of re-selling digital music files infringed the copyright. Here’s the opinion. I’ve written about ReDigi...

Pinterest and Copyright: So Why All the Fuss?

Part 2 (of 2): Welcome Nice Pinterest Users to the Bizarro World of Copyright and the Internet! Last time, we took stock of the recent kerfuffle about Pinterest, copyright and Pinterest’s Terms of Use (“TOU”), and we even looked at those horrifying, normal TOU. In...

Pinterest and Copyright: Everyone Just Take a Nice Deep Breath

Part 1 (of 2): Teacup in a Tempest So, here I was all ready to write a post about how everyone should just stop freaking out about Pinterest’s terms of use (“TOU”), when someone tweeted this excellent piece from the Copyright Librarian (updated here) that basically...