YouTube Will Make You Watch a 5 Minute PSA if You Break Copyright Laws

You may want to rethink posting those Mad Men episodes you downloaded on YouTube—unless you are interested in spending five minutes of your life watching an animated PSA. YouTube is going to make anyone who posts a copyrighted video watch it and take a short quiz, or you won't be able to upload any more videos.… » 4/14/11 7:55pm 4/14/11 7:55pm

Stevie Wonder Continues to Be Awesome In the Name of Copyright Sanity

Normally, we couldn't think of anything more thrilling than a song dedicated to you by Stevie Wonder. Unless you're the World Intellectual Property Organization, and your policies are making it harder for the disabled to access and appreciate information. » 9/20/10 5:20pm 9/20/10 5:20pm

Update on NFL's Panties: Still Bunched

Responding to what happened a couple days ago, churches around the country have put the kibbosh on "traditional" Super Bowl parties while the NFL continues to put the fear out, "standing by its interpretation of copyright law." Apparently, enough private homeowners are worried about Ray Lewis busting down their door… » 2/03/07 6:37pm 2/03/07 6:37pm

Australian Copyright: Worse than U.S. by Far

If you're getting as pissed at the RIAA as we are, don't feel so bad, it could be worse. You should see the way things are in Australia. For years it's been illegal to record TV shows using a VCR in that country, but at least now things have loosened up a bit. Australian lawmakers created a new copyright law that says… » 5/19/06 11:50am 5/19/06 11:50am