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 […]
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 […]
A screening of the open-source film TPB AFK : The Pirate Bay – Away From Keyboard Monday 18th February 2013 19.30-21.30 SALA EMEROTECA, Badia TPB AFK is based on the real-life events surrounding the trail of The Pirate Bay founders in Sweden. Faced with both civil and criminal charges for copyright infringement, they are […]
The goal of the workshop is to provide a comprehensive framework for analysing social and political debate, the distribution of knowledge and artistic creations, and commercial interchange.The Internet may include contents and support practices that are viewed as illegal by the applicable legal systems. This raises the issue of how to police the Internet while […]