# copyright - Today’s News
Gifts for all the family this Christmas
# copyright - Saturday 7 December, 2013
Junior Minister Seán Sherlock has spoken at length about the controversy surrounding a law enacted last year that some believe will restrict internet freedom.
# copyright - Thursday 28 November, 2013
Toy company GoldieBlox got into hot water after the band objected to its song being featuring in an advertisement.
# copyright - Thursday 14 November, 2013
A US judge rejected arguments from the Authors Guild that Google’s “Library Project” violated the rights of authors by scanning works without approval.
# copyright - Tuesday 5 November, 2013
Copyright for musicians in Europe has been extended from 50 to 70 years, meaning artists in their later years won’t lose the benefits of their works.
# copyright - Tuesday 29 October, 2013
A new Copyright Council of Ireland has been recommended with the proposals saying that linking must be protected by legislation.
# copyright - Saturday 6 July, 2013
Ireland has bent over backwards to accommodate the wishes of copyright holders by blocking file-sharing websites – but there isn’t as much effort put into the voluntary blocking of child porn, such as exists in the UK or Norway, writes Aaron McKenna.
# copyright - Wednesday 3 July, 2013
The Data Protection Commissioner had appealed a High Court ruling which had quashed an earlier decision to order Eircom to suspend it’s ‘three strikes and your out’ agreement with four music companies.
# copyright - Friday 14 June, 2013
A US film production firm has lodged a lawsuit arguing that the most popular song in the English language, “Happy Birthday to You,” should be public property and not subject to copyright – after shelling out $1,500 to use it in a documentary.
# copyright - Saturday 4 May, 2013
The 87-year-old author alleges her agent’s son-in-law took advantage of her declining health to get her to assign the book’s copyright to him.
# copyright - Sunday 27 January, 2013
The government says it will bring in new legislation if necessary to stop people from messing around with Amhrán na bhFiann.
# copyright - Saturday 5 January, 2013
# copyright - Friday 4 January, 2013
# copyright - Friday 28 December, 2012
Apple has been ordered to pay €125,000 to eight writers for selling unlicensed books online.
# copyright - Wednesday 26 December, 2012
From Savita Halappanavar to puppies rescued from a Dublin car, these were the most shared TheJournal.ie articles on Facebook this year.
From Maeve Binchy to the fatal Swedish House Mafia concert, these are TheJournal.ie stories which were shared the most on Twitter this year.
# copyright - Thursday 20 December, 2012
The controversial international counterfeiting treaty will no longer be sent to the European Court of Justice.
# copyright - Friday 7 December, 2012
This could be the first suit using the country’s controversial ‘Irish SOPA’ legislation.
# copyright - Saturday 10 November, 2012
Big retailers might have pause for thought should Nike lose the case in the US Supreme Court as a smaller shoemaker fights on to invalidate trademark.
# copyright - Wednesday 7 November, 2012
Security software firm VirnetX accused Apple of infringing four of its patents in its use of Facetime – an application that allows for video calls on mobile devices.
# copyright - Monday 1 October, 2012
Those convicted of illegal downloading could face two years in jail, or fines of about €20,000.
# copyright - Wednesday 15 August, 2012
The site was once among the top 500 websites visited globally.
# copyright - Friday 27 July, 2012
The internet giant says Google Books isn’t meant to replace books entirely, as it defends a copyright claim against authors.
# copyright - Thursday 19 July, 2012
Other legal battles about the similarity of the two company’s products are being fought in Germany, the Netherlands and the US.
# copyright - Monday 2 July, 2012
Nine things to know this morning…
# copyright - Wednesday 27 June, 2012
“It’s just kind of ridiculous what they did to his life”: Apple co-founder supports Kim Dotcom.
# copyright - Monday 25 June, 2012
The 24-year-old student faces up to 10 years in prison for setting up a website called TVShack, which linked to television shows.
# copyright - Thursday 21 June, 2012
The international trade committee has said that the European Parliament should not ratify ACTA next month.
# copyright - Monday 18 June, 2012
The latest pirated product from China is an ambitious one…
# copyright - Sunday 17 June, 2012
Think you have a life-changing invention on your hands? First thing’s first: get a patent.
# copyright - Saturday 16 June, 2012
It’s Bloomsday today, celebrating the work of James Joyce. What’s going on around the country?
# copyright - Wednesday 6 June, 2012
The public questionnaire identifies three main problems with current takedown procedures, and wants public thoughts.
# copyright - Tuesday 29 May, 2012
The Copyright Review Committee is examining current copyright legislation in Ireland in the wake of the controversial statutory instrument signed into law earlier this year.
# copyright - Thursday 24 May, 2012
Data from the internet search company shows that Microsoft was the copyright owner with the most requests for link removals.
# copyright - Monday 30 April, 2012
The inclusion of a Picasso image in the Titanic 3D re-release has angered the Picasso estate, which says James Cameron had no permission to include it.
# copyright - Wednesday 25 April, 2012
The Nazi leader’s tome, written during his imprisonment in the 1920s, is due to be republished in Germany when the copyright expires.
# copyright - Tuesday 3 April, 2012
All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as any of the bits and pieces you may have missed.
In a discussion on copyright today, Junior Minister Sean Sherlock said the Attorney General was never shown a copy of an alternative proposal for copyright law in Ireland.
# copyright - Thursday 15 March, 2012
Hoteliers in Ireland have called the ruling “outrageous”.
# copyright - Monday 5 March, 2012
All the day’s big stories, plus any bits and pieces you may have missed…