Just heard about this upcoming workshop that might be interesting for Infosocers before the EUI academic year gets fully underway. Here’s the blurb: “6 September 2013, 9.30am-5.30pm, Melville Room (Main Building), University of Glasgow This interdisciplinary workshop brings together specialists in music and in copyright law to discuss the way in which copyright conceptualises […]
Digital media & industries
Just a quick note on a big US copyright case that was decided a couple of days ago in the Kirtsaeng case. It concerns the jurisdictional scope of the ‘first sale doctrine’ and from it I think we could quite soundly contemplate the emergence of an international first sale doctrine. Unfortunately it only concerns physical […]
Infosoc enthusiasts might be interested in getting involved in the Futurium platform, part of the Digital Futures project of the European Commission. The platform, created by DG Connect was created to induce more public participation in shaping future policies and visions of our digital future beyondthe Digital Agenda and Europe 2020. Here’s just a few things […]
We watched Away From Keyboard, the Pirate Bay documentary, yesterday in Sala Emeroteca in the Badia. The documentary was about the trial of the Pirate Bay co-founders in Sweden, showing the story from their point of view. What I think the film really succeeded in showing was the genuine gap between two worlds; contemporary policy […]
So you think you own your downloads? C-128/11 Usedsoft and the resale of digital content. Presentation & discussion: 25/02/13 14.30-16.30, Seminar Room 4.
On the 25th February (14.30-16.30, Room 4, Badia), Eleonora Rosati (University of Cambridge) will give the following presentation: “Not just another copyright case: the UsedSoft decision and its implications for European content industries and consumers” This will be followed by a short presentation by Emma Linklater (EUI) on the future of a ‘second-hand’ market for eBooks and digital music. If […]