News tagged with property rights

Legal and technological implications of 3-D printing

3D printing, or additive manufacturing, is the process of turning a 2D digital image into a 3D object through printing successive layers of materials until an entire item is created. Initial images are created in design software ...

dateJun 02, 2015 in Engineering
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Apple wins patent appeal in China

Apple has won an appeal in China over patent rights to voice recognition software such as the iPhone's "Siri", with a court overruling an earlier decision that had gone against the US technology giant.

dateApr 24, 2015 in Business
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Stolen photos of stars find 'safe harbor' online

Imagine what the Internet would be like if most major websites had imposed controls preventing the naked photos stolen from Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence and other celebrities from being posted ...

dateSep 04, 2014 in Internet
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US record company sues Vietnam site for copyright

A record company that accuses a Vietnamese entertainment portal of making its songs available for free download has filed suit in an American court against the U.S- venture capital firm which invested in the website, seeking ...

dateJan 28, 2014 in Internet
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Getting ready for Generation-C

A generational movement consisting of creative consumers who modify proprietary offerings, and of members of society who in turn use their developments, all without any moral and legal considerations. Think video and audio ...

dateOct 21, 2013 in Social Sciences
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