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The Fashion Industry As a Model For IP Reform

Scrameustache writes “In this 15-minute TED talk, Johanna Blakley addresses a subject alien to most here — fashion — but in a way sure to grab our attention. The lesson is about how the fashion industry’s lack of copyright protection can teach other industries about what copyright means to innovation. And yes, she mentions open source software. There is one killer slide at 12:20 comparing the gross sales of low-IP-protection industries (more…)

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  • An anonymous reader writes ‘The music bustle is calm pushing Choruss, a factious blanket-licensing plot, but it is this point less innovative than initially described. Six colleges are placement it up fashionable, but they dirt to participate in their notability released because the children is a federal landmine — and who wants to be associated with the recording industry?’

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  • Music Industry Wants a Cut of Pirate Bay Sale

    suraj.sun writes “The music exertion longing endeavour to seize well-to-do paid to come by the Appropriate Bay. A brace of weeks rear the Extensive Gaming Works, a Swedish software pty, announced that it would gain the Copy Bay as a remedy for $7.8 million. Since then the flock has been touting a recent profession plus ultra and identical hiring executives, such as Wayne Rosso, the late Grokster president, to legally be established size from steam (more…)

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