After the Internet Archive made over one million books available for free for the duration of the Covid-19 pandemic, powerful publishers sued. Now, it's fighting back.
Songs written by 'Weird A.I. Yankovic' are getting flagged for violating copyright. Its creator says they should be protected by Fair Use.
YouTube creator Shesez argues he's creating educational videos about Nintendo's creative process. Nintendo, on the other hand, won't say anything.
After a DMCA takedown request, Github and YouTube removed this calculator hack from the web.
Corellium claims its products are fair use of Apple’s code, accuses the tech giant of wanting to be “the fox in the hen house” for security researchers, and quotes Spider-Man.
Popcorn Time, a popular Netflix-style app for torrents, has hit yet another snag thanks to Hollywood studios. But it will live to stream another day.
The "Open Covid Pledge" project introduces a new copyright license for anyone who is helping to fight coronavirus.
The Reading Rainbow host said he wants to start doing live versions of his podcast—but can't without permission from authors.
The Internet Archive is temporarily eliminating waitlists for tons of ebooks to create a National Emergency Library open to anyone with an internet connection.
"Just to prove that our commitment to copyright abandonment isn’t merely academic, we hereby abandon all copyright interests in this article, fully and irrevocably."
Milton Guasti had spent a decade remaking Metroid 2, until Nintendo shut it all down. Then, a developer making a Metroid-style game came knocking.
Jake Berman spent more than 300 hours making his own subway map because he didn't like the MTA's. Now the MTA says he can't sell it.