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US Copyright Office: DMCA’s safe harbour system is “unbalanced”

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By Emmanuel LegrandThe United States Copyright Office (USCO) has opened the door to a possible revision by Congress of the safe harbour provisions contained in section 512 of title 17 of the United States Code by concluding that the mechanism set in the 1998's Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) was "unbalanced" and skewed in favour of digital platforms. The comments were included in a 200-page report from the USCO to Congress and is the first government study of the effectiveness of the no...

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Emmanuel is a Washington, DC-based freelance journalist, blogger and media consultant, specialising in the entertainment business and cultural trends. He was the US editor for British music industry trade publication Music Week. Previously, he was the editor of Impact, a magazine for the music publishing community (2007-2009), the global editor of US trade publication Billboard (2003-2006), and the editor in chief of Billboard’s sister publication Music & Media (1997-2003).

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AEPO-ARTIS takes the fight for fair remuneration for performers to WIPO

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European performers' organisation AEPO-ARTIS participated in the 43rd Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR) at the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), held in Geneva on March 13- 17.

Creative Industries News publishes here the report from the AEPO-ARTIS delegation. The opinions expressed in this article are those from AEPO-ARTIS.

WIPO keeps the unfair remuneration of performers in the digital environment on its agenda. Last week, from March 13th to 17...

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Nvidia unveils AI-powered tool Picasso trained with licensed content from Getty Images, Shutterstock and Adobe

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Nvidia Corp has unveiled an AI-powered content generator named Picasso, and unlike other similar AI tools, this one will be trained with copyrighted works licensed from the likes of Getty Images, Adobe and Shutterstock.

"The models will be trained on Getty Images’ fully licensed content, and revenue generated from the models will provide royalties to content creators," said Nvidia.

"This collaboration (with Nvidia) is testament to the feasibility of a path of responsible AI development a...

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US Senators introduce bipartisan bill Pro Codes to ensure copyright protection and public access to safety standards

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US Senators Chris Coons (D-Del.), Chairman of the Senate IP Subcommittee, John Cornyn (R-Texas), Thom Tillis (R-N.C.), Ranking Member of the Senate IP Subcommittee, and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) introduced legislation to enhance public access to universal safety standards and codes.

The Protecting and Enhancing Public Access to Codes (Pro Codes) Act of 2023 will ensure "safety standards do not lose copyright protection when they are incorporated into law by name, as long as they are acces...

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