Watch Your Content: Protecting Your Website Against Copyright Infringement

Byte Technology

So it’s little surprise that the massive proliferation of online resources has spawned a major problem: protecting website content from copyright infringement in the form of plagiarism or outright theft. As a website owner or administrator, if you haven’t heard of DMCA—the Digital Millennium Copyright Act—you absolutely should be familiar with the groundbreaking legislation. Thankfully, there are preventative measures you can take to protect your web content copyrights.

Pod Spruce with Podsafe Music | Beaconfire Wire

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re considering launching a corporate or amateur podcast and want to jazz it up with some background music, ??pod pod safe music? will keep you on the safe side of copyright law internationally. ??Pod Pod safe music? The creators of PodShow.com launched Podsafe Music Network at music.podshow.com over a year ago; it??s Professional and amateur artists who still have full rights to their music can give their creations a test run by posting and tracking it??s

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The Great YouTube Copyright Debate

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note, however, that if you reprint a work and if the copyright is called into question, the burden will fall on you to prove that you "believed and had reasonable grounds for believing that [your] use of the copyrighted work was a fair use," according to the U.S. Copyright Office. The nature of the copyrighted work. The amount and substantiality of the portion used in relation to the copyrighted work as a whole.

Copyright Doesn’t Have to be All or Nothing: Intellectual Property Rights and Creative Commons

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Copyright, according to the US government is: a form of protection provided by the laws of the United States (title 17, U. Code) to the authors of “original works of authorship,” including literary, dramatic, musical, artistic, and certain other intellectual works. Hip-hop and rap music are founded on sampling beats. the effect of the use upon the potential market for or value of the copyrighted work. EMI, holder of copyright to the White Album, went ballistic.

What is in the Treaty of Marrakesh?

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First, it makes creating a national domestic copyright exception an obligation of countries that ratify the Treaty. Second, the Treaty allows for easier import and export of accessible versions of books and other copyrighted works. It covers music in the form of sheet music, but not audio or videos of performances. It provides a crucial legal framework for adoption of national copyright exceptions in countries that lack them.

Learning Journal: Experimenting With Adding Music to Web Videos

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The next technique that I am exploring in my screencasting/videocasting skill set is the addition of music. I've resisted adding music for three stupid reasons: 1. My (incorrect) perception that non-copyrighted music is crap. Finding Good Quality Music Sources Isn't Impossible. So, I admit that I'm a wee bit of a music snob. I have an extensive music collection spanning vinyl, cassettes, CD's and Mp3. Trade Off: What value does music add?

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Bring a Question: Creative Commons Hosts TechSoup Social Channels on September 17, 2014

Tech Soup Blog

For example, if you're looking for music, artwork, or other content that you can freely remix, republish, and reuse as part of your digital story, there's a Creative Commons license for that, too. How can we use memes while still respecting copyright and making sure content creators get appropriate credit? copyright Creative Commons storymakers

Economically, open looks better than closed

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Economically, open looks better than closed September 13, 2007 An interesting study was released yesterday by an organization called the Computer and Communications Industry Association (with heavyweight members like Google and Microsoft) which shows that fair use exceptions to copyright generate more economic benefit than copyrights themselves.

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Grating Expectations | Beaconfire Wire

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» Grating Expectations Posted Wednesday, September 24th, 2008 at 1:55 pm by John Brian (91 posts) The other day I received Best Buy’s monthly coupon pack, which I once looked forward to as a way to justify to myself that I should go buy some DVDs or music (as it’s clearly intended to do). 5 ways to make improve your publishing volume privacy policy | sitemap copyright 2009, beaconfire consulting

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Accessible eBooks for Equal Opportunity

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The Bookshare library is made possible by a copyright exception: Section 121 of the United States Copyright Act, also known as the Chafee Amendment. This exception allows authorized non-profit entities like Benetech to create accessible versions of copyrighted books without the need to request permission from publishers (or pay a royalty), and then to distribute these versions exclusively to people with qualifying disabilities who cannot use regular books.

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The little browser that could (or not?) | Beaconfire Wire

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Posted Thursday, June 28th, 2007 at 6:06 pm by John Brian (91 posts) With the launch of the iPhone tomorrow, being heralded by Apple aficionados as the greatest thing since, well, the last thing Apple came out with, devotees are lining up to buy the device designed to replace your phone, music player, toaster over, PDA, PSP, portable video player, Tamagotchi , and perhaps car (teleportation rumored to be available on the $600 version only).

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Bringing Millions of Books to Billions of People: Making the Book Truly Accessible

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I believe it is a combination of copyright exceptions and business model innovations. For the content of books, this flexibility is expressed in ideas like public domain, when the copyright owned by the author or publisher ends at some point. We have an array of copyright exceptions that cover the activities of archives and libraries, especially fair use and the copyright exception that benefits people with disabilities.

Accessibility and ACTA

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Provisions designed to handle copyrighted materials could conflict with fundamental exceptions in copyright law like fair use of copyrighted works and the Chafee Amendment. Do we want people with disabilities, volunteers or teachers losing their internet access without due process because they were handling copyrighted materials in ways that are permitted today in the U.S.?

A Wedding Made in Mexico

Steve Bridger

It was almost reluctantly that we turned our backs to the ocean and walked back in the direction of the whooping and the music. Copyright Steve Bridger. Today is my 18th wedding anniversary. This is something I wrote many years ago about that very happy day. Dedicated to Gicela, of course. … The sun, the sea, and the moon play such a central role in our lives; so why not, we thought… let’s get married on the beach? Our beach. At least the weather could be trusted.

Increasing Accessible Publishing Globally

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The third movement is the effort to make copyright exceptions a global norm , thus enabling easy import and export of accessible materials. A copyright exception allows specialist organizations (generally a government agency or disability NGO or library) to make an accessible version of a published book without having to get permission from the author or publisher. thanks to our domestic copyright exception.

Facebook faces furor over content rights - CNN.com

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Facebook faces furor over content rights - CNN.com: "But for advocates of copyright reform and privacy, not to mention photographers and writers who may want the photos they upload or 'notes' they write on Facebook to eventually lead to some kind of profit, the news was alarming.Some prominent Twitterers and bloggers, like New Yorker music critic Sasha Frere-Jones, announced that they were

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Happy Halloween from the Halloween Video Blog Festival

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So, for Halloween, I went searching on youtube for some Halloween videos and all I saw what looked copyrighted material and some crap. Over at blip.tv, I found the above "music video" by Steve Garfield. What I like about it: I like the technique of photo stills and music and the use of pans (hmm. He uses some music that a group has authorized for remix - yet another idea for music that you can use without breaking copyright laws.

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Screencast of the Week: Foxy Tunes

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I learned this from early days in music school (and art school) -- you listened to music or viewed art and analyzed what you were seeing or hearing. The screencast is done MTV style - that is it is like a music video - visuals and music - no narration. Editing is done to the music and works well. They are using copyrighted music, but give a big disclaimer and plea to support those musicians by buying their music.

10 Summer Fundraisers for 2018

NonProfit Hub

Use the power of music to unite your donors by hosting an outdoor benefit concert. Note: most movies are protected by copyright law, so make sure you have the proper rights before a public screening! Summer is finally here—the days are longer, the sun is brighter and the money-raising possibilities are endless. To ring in the season, here are 10 fun, unique and affordable summer fundraisers that will make everyone excited to give back.

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12NTC: Nonprofits and the Future of Internet Rights

Tech Soup Blog

In the simplest terms, SOPA would've created a "de facto blacklist of sites accused of infringing on copyright," Reitman said. Let's say you or even one of your supporters remixed a video that included a sample of copyrighted music, and this video was linked from your website. Your organization's site could effectively be removed from the Internet without a trial or hearing, based on the accusation of copyright infringement.

Let Freedom Ring

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Today, 234 years after the start of the American Revolution, let’s not focus on the band playing our music. Listen to the music we are making. Copyright 2010. Happy 4th of July! As we have before, we''re passing on some great writing and insight from Stan Stahl. You can check out more of his writing since 2005 on his blog: [link] -- “We are in the very midst of revolution, the most complete, unexpected, and remarkable of any in the history of the world.”

The Wealth of Networks, Part II

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

He further says: "If information producers do not need to capture the economic benefits of their particular information outputs, or if some businesses can capture the economic value of their information production by means other than exclusive control … the justification for regulating access by granting copyrights is weakened." Because of this, there in fact might well be negative benefit to copyright, not positive benefit.

Internet Strategy on the Cheap: Tools and Resources

Have Fun - Do Good

Odeo: Free [link] Copyright Free Music Podsafe Music Network. Tomorrow, October 18th, Eric Leland of Leland Design , and I will be presenting about, "Internet Strategy on the Cheap" at the San Francisco Bay Area Nonprofit Boot Camp. We've compiled a list of Tools and Resources to share with participants, and thought that you might enjoy seeing it as well. This is by no means a comprehensive list, so please add your suggestions in the comments!

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IP Tidbits

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

There is a very interesting PDF floating about with a powerpoint presentation by the CEO of the RIAA about the copyright/filesharing, etc. Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology IP Tidbits August 18, 2005 Here are a few tidbits I’ve come across in the Intellectual Property arena in the past few days.

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Sarah Davies: Intellectual Property Legislation with Human Rights

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

How did you get interested in copyright laws and their impact on human rights? Why should nonprofit organizations pay attention to copyright or your organization's goals? By letting other nonprofits use your words, pictures, music, innovations, and processes, you are creating resources to help those most in need! They see copyright law as a way to control the way their message is distributed. In fact, copyright is not necessary to accomplish that end.

Open Source Cinema

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Here's his description: Open Source Cinema is the web platform for the creation of a feature documentary film about Copyright titled Basement Tapes. The film will use music as a lens to examine the greater issues of gene patenting, bio-piracy, medicine, and the ownership of culture. Brett's Remix of Lessig's Words. Brett Gaylor is a amazing! His newest project is Open Source Cinema.

SxSW Travelogue – Day 4 | Beaconfire Wire

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Earlier posts from today are below the fold… 5:22: Music folks are presently covering every square inch of downtown’s outdoor architecture with posters. The music festival has a very different vibe; while Interactive was as much about sessions and knowledge as networking, music seems pretty much just geared to getting bands exposure. Maybe the folks who are staying have the platinum badges and are going to music festival events tonight?

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Beaconfire Survey: A few non-profits we like | Beaconfire Wire

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They provide support for Louisiana’s music community and strive to preserve the state’s musical culture. Their Music Office Co-ops provide technical resources and training for local artists. This organization supports New Orleans, music, and technology, all things I am passionate about. privacy policy | sitemap copyright 2009, beaconfire consulting

See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » State Department Gets Into the Web Video Game

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By comparison, Obama Girl’s music video, “ I Got a Crush. Blogroll (C)Systems AVC Beth’s Blog Christine Herron Deborah Elizabeth Finn Donordigital Emily’s World Getting Attention Gift Hub Philanthromedia Social Edge TechSoup © Copyright 2010 See3.

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At the table with Share Our Strength | Beaconfire Wire

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privacy policy | sitemap copyright 2009, beaconfire consultingSkip to content Clients Services Portfolio About Us Contact Blog Home > Blog Recent Posts 07/16/2010: The Wisdom of the Old Spice Man 07/12/2010: Is your online campaign going to succeed?

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What is a Widget?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

so I go search for some music for the soundtrack.). The hero of this play is a struggling composer who must choose between creating music that stimulates his soul (but earns no money) or earning a living by accepting a soul-deadening job in a factory that makes "widgets" The text of the play intentionally refrains from revealing what "widgets" are; clearly, they represent any purely mercantile commodity that has no artistic or spiritual value.

Beaconfire Participates in IA Podcast | Beaconfire Wire

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Related Posts Pod Spruce with Podsafe Music Fan of a Fan World Usability Day 2006 @NTC09 – Iron Chef: Battle Non Profit The ethics of blogging for $ Beaconfire Survey: Seductive Interactions Digg This? privacy policy | sitemap copyright 2009, beaconfire consultingSkip to content Clients Services Portfolio About Us Contact Blog Home > Blog Recent Posts 07/16/2010: The Wisdom of the Old Spice Man 07/12/2010: Is your online campaign going to succeed?

111 Low-Cost or Free OnlineTools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

It’s good for branding your nonprofit and protecting the copyright of your photos. Animoto enables users to turn their photos, video clips, and music into videos that can be uploaded to YouTube and shared on the Social Web. The number of low-cost or free online resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding.

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Beaconfire Survey: Favorite YouTube videos | Beaconfire Wire

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Consequently, some of my favorites are: Barack Obama – The drawing board Any Mike Gravel music video Michigan for MItt The better John McCain “No we can’t&# videos – John.He.Is “Series of Tubes&# music video (I was also a big fan of Jib-Jab , but it hit the streets before I knew what a U-Tube was.) privacy policy | sitemap copyright 2009, beaconfire consulting

Suffering from Social Network Withdrawal | Beaconfire Wire

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An ROI Calculator for Social Network Campaigns Teens 4 Planet Earth Moves to Ning Social Networking: At SXSW, We’ll Teach You How to Find Balance Cell Phones for Social Networks Beaconfire Survey: Social Networks “Your privacy is very important to us&# Pod Spruce with Podsafe Music privacy policy | sitemap copyright 2009, beaconfire consulting

100 Low-Cost or Free Web-Based Tools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Animoto enables users to turn their photos, video clips, and music into videos that can be uploaded to YouTube and shared on the Social Web. It’s good for branding your nonprofit and protecting the copyright of your photos. The number of low-cost or free, web-based resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding.

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gokubi.com

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Steve points out something that is music to my eyes… Integration Proclamation: We, the undersigned progressive leaders, have together identified technology integration as a top priority infrastructure need in 2007.

Beaconfire Survey: New iPhone | Beaconfire Wire

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Secondly, I’m holding out for a 32gig model so I don’t have to pick and choose what music/media I can have on it (as I need to do now with my 8 gigger). Taylor , Software Engineer : Reasons why I am resisting the temptation to get an iPhone 4) Not only is it a lot of money to purchase the iPhone itself but then I would start paying for monthly internet on my phone and I’d probably want to buy apps and download more music, etc.

How "Obama in 30 Seconds" became 8 hours long | Beaconfire Wire

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While the attack ad has remained the staple of broadcast politics, this year could be a harbinger of a new era of voter persuasion – already, some of the most popular videos of the cycle have been positive and inspiring, rather than the traditional grainy footage, sinister music attack ads we’ve become so accustomed to (check out the numbers on TechPresident’s favorite video series for verification here).

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SxSW Travelogue – Day 3 | Beaconfire Wire

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Second, the party itself was also pretty excellent – for anyone staying for the music festival, they have another party later this week for you, but pre-register to avoid the line. Skip to content Clients Services Portfolio About Us Contact Blog Home > Blog Recent Posts 07/16/2010: The Wisdom of the Old Spice Man 07/12/2010: Is your online campaign going to succeed?

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See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » Command and Control vs. Grassroots and Authenticity

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But the Black Eyed Peas made this great music video about Obama. Blogroll (C)Systems AVC Beth’s Blog Christine Herron Deborah Elizabeth Finn Donordigital Emily’s World Getting Attention Gift Hub Philanthromedia Social Edge TechSoup © Copyright 2010 See3.

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See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » New York Times Deathwatch

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Reading it you get the sense that these folks just won’t face the music. Blogroll (C)Systems AVC Beth’s Blog Christine Herron Deborah Elizabeth Finn Donordigital Emily’s World Getting Attention Gift Hub Philanthromedia Social Edge TechSoup © Copyright 2010 See3.

Facebook Causes and Effects | Beaconfire Wire

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We’ve already seen new modules for sharing movie favorites , supporting your favorite presidential candidate and playing music (mercifully, iLike has no autoplay-on-load option). 1,000,000 Strong for Facebook Groups privacy policy | sitemap copyright 2009, beaconfire consultingSkip to content Clients Services Portfolio About Us Contact Blog Home > Blog Recent Posts 07/16/2010: The Wisdom of the Old Spice Man 07/12/2010: Is your online campaign going to succeed?