Month: October 2010

  • Future of fair use to be shaped by a dancing baby

    The ‘Dancing Baby’ Lawsuit Will Shape Future of Fair Use Oct 30 03:58:25 via NetNewsWire for iPadMike Orrenmikeorren Universal, which administers the copyrights to Prince’s songs, claims that the “dancing baby” video violated copyright law because of the Prince background music. [Stephanie] Lenz, after initially taking down the video, later put it back up […]

  • Copy editor massacre fears unfounded; it was just another dummy problem

    LA Times’ East Zone had “dummy” headlines on entire page. Ops editor says it was glitch. 55,000 papers went out. Oct 29 04:18:43 via bitlyPhil Kaplanphilkaplan Image by Getty Images via @daylife Readers feared that all the copy editors had been laid off, or even “massacred,” as one put it. That’s a paragraph from […]

  • Quotable: And you want to run a website

    “My friends keep talking to me about how they want to start a Web site, but they need to get some backing, and I look at them and ask them what they are waiting for. All it takes is some WordPress and a lot of typing. Sure, I went broke trying to start it, it […]