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 […]
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 […]