Can software code, and application programming interfaces in particular, be copyrighted? That is the question.
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A new legal challenge is being mounted by Sweden's TV and film industry to hold ISPs responsible for streaming services alleged to infringe on copyright.
A petition filed by the Electronic Frontier Foundation on behalf of 77 computing luminaries has called on the US Supreme Court to overturn a decision that ruled Oracle could copyright parts of the Java API.
Telstra has backed a proposal that would allow film studios to take its customers to court after those customers have ignored a number of warning notices about downloading copyright-infringing TV shows or films.
The House of Lords has approved a long overdue copyright 'exception', making it legal to copy content for personal use.
Telstra today won a legal battle against NBN Co in the NSW Supreme Court, with the national broadband company set to pay the telco an extra AU$200 million unless it successfully appeals the ruling.
Country passes bill that will allow rights owners to secure court injunctions instructing ISPs to block access to websites that contain copyright-infringing content.
The future of Internet TV was decided by the U.S. Supreme Court. And it didn't go in cordcutters' favor.
After a ruling from the EU Court of Justice signalled countries shouldn't take a tolerate attitude to copyright infringement, Poland is in no hurry to tackle illegal downloading.
In the country’s first sentencing on internet copyright infringement, a Beijing court on Thursday jailed seven executives of the Chinese movie downloading website Siluhd.com.
Oracle won $1.3 billion against SAP, but that was later thrown out by a district judge. Oracle wants that reinstated, but the third court to look at the case appears wary.
Latest court ruling states Oracle can be granted copyright protection for its Java APIs, opening up a legal precedent that could affect the thousands of APIs out there.
UPDATED: A U.S. appeals court said Oracle can be granted copyright protection in parts of Java in a battle with Google over Android's inclusion of the code.
Appeals court doesn't examine constitutional issues raised by Lavabit and finds against them for legal errors.
Oracle gets a legal victory in a Nevada federal court, but so does Rimini Street. Customers need to read a judge's ruling and Rimini's workaround plans.
Direct from the "common sense dept." at the European Court of Justice, it turns out linking to an online page or article does not require the permission of a copyright holder.
Despite legal bids by Cisco to scupper the deal, a top EU court has approved the merger. But the video conferencing giant can still appeal the ruling.
The U.S. National Security Agency may have "court-sanctioned" legal powers to tap into the servers of Silicon Valley giants, which are fighting back against secretive gagging orders. But what happens if they lose their legal battle? What the lawyers are saying may surprise you.
3D printing looks set to take off in Singapore, but the cool technology throws up legal questions around product liability and copyright.
The lab, located in the state of Tripura and to be fully operational by January 2014, will make court case related information available, in a bid to decentralize legal services across India and make the judicial system more efficient.
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