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Wikipedia cede al diritto d’autore italiota

2007 - 07 - 02

Wikipedia cede al diritto d’autore italiota¬†

Proibite da Wikimedia Commons le fotografie di opere architettoniche di progettisti in vita o morti da meno di 70 anni. A rischio le opere di Piano, Fuksas, Piacentini e tutta l’architettura moderna italiana.

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Cos√¨, mentre la stessa Germania finanzia lo sviluppo di Wikipedia, l’Italia la diffida dall’uso di fotografie di quadri presenti nei propri musei e si trova senza le immagini di tutte le opere architettoniche moderne presenti nel proprio territorio. In attesa di trovare il classico cavillo legale che risolva la situazione, fra mandolini, pizza e maccheroni.
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Gonzales proposes new crime: ‘Attempted’ copyright infringement

2007 - 06 - 01

Gonzales proposes new crime: ‘Attempted’ copyright infringement
Attorney General Alberto Gonzales is pressing the U.S. Congress to enact a sweeping intellectual-property bill that would increase criminal penalties for copyright infringement, including “attempts” to commit piracy.

“To meet the global challenges of IP crime, our criminal laws must be kept updated,” Gonzales said during a speech before the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington on Monday.

The Bush administration is throwing its support behind a proposal called the Intellectual Property Protection Act of 2007, which is likely to receive the enthusiastic support of the movie and music industries, and would represent the most dramatic rewrite of copyright law since a 2005 measure dealing with prerelease piracy.

Gonzales proposes new crime: ‘Attempted’ copyright infringement

2007 - 05 - 15

Gonzales proposes new crime: ‘Attempted’ copyright infringement
Attorney General Alberto Gonzales is pressing the U.S. Congress to enact a sweeping intellectual-property bill that would increase criminal penalties for copyright infringement, including “attempts” to commit piracy.

“To meet the global challenges of IP crime, our criminal laws must be kept updated,” Gonzales said during a speech before the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington on Monday.

The Bush administration is throwing its support behind a proposal called the Intellectual Property Protection Act of 2007, which is likely to receive the enthusiastic support of the movie and music industries, and would represent the most dramatic rewrite of copyright law since a 2005 measure dealing with prerelease piracy.