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Can Adobe and Nvidia Fix AI’s Copyright Woes?

Plagiarism Today

Adobe and Nvidia both announced new image-generating AIs. However, they are setting their offerings apart with one thing: Proper licenses. The post Can Adobe and Nvidia Fix AI’s Copyright Woes? appeared first on Plagiarism Today.

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Zippyshare Quits After 17 Years, 45m Visits Per Month Makes No Money

TorrentFreak

When file-hosting service Zippyshare showed its first signs of life in September 2006, accessing the site using an iPhone was impossible; the smart phone’s existence wouldn’t be announced for another four months. Zippyshare’s success was built on solid yet basic foundations; straightforward free hosting of files, via a clean interface, at zero cost to the user.

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3 Count: Nonexclusive License

Plagiarism Today

Lawsuit against artist dismissed, filmmakers want former VPN operator arrested, and Nickelback wins long-running case over Rockstar. The post 3 Count: Nonexclusive License appeared first on Plagiarism Today.

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3 Things to Do When Rebranding

Erik K Pelton

Whether by choice or by necessity, there are several important tips to keep in mind when rebranding. Erik Shares those tips—and why they are important—in this podcast. The post 3 Things to Do When Rebranding appeared first on Erik M Pelton & Associates, PLLC. Whether by choice or by necessity, there are several important tips to keep in mind when rebranding.

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Software Composition Analysis: The New Armor for Your Cybersecurity

Speaker: Blackberry, OSS Consultants, & Revenera

Software is complex, which makes threats to the software supply chain more real every day. 64% of organizations have been impacted by a software supply chain attack and 60% of data breaches are due to unpatched software vulnerabilities. In the U.S. alone, cyber losses totaled $10.3 billion in 2022. All of these stats beg the question, “Do you know what’s in your software?

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“Cacio Romano” does not infringe PDO “Pecorino Romano”, says Italian Supreme Court

The IPKat

With this Kat’s feed being flooded with the news of the ruling in “Pecorino Romano” v. “Cacio Romano”, she could not help but dive into the judgment herself. The case saw the Consortium of producers of protected designation of origin (PDO) “Pecorino Romano” acting against Formaggi Boccea, an Italian cheese producer, which owns “Cacio Romano” trade mark.

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Is Plagiarism a Feature of AI?

Plagiarism Today

The Writers Guild of America has released a statement saying that plagiarism is a feature of AI. How true is that? The post Is Plagiarism a Feature of AI? appeared first on Plagiarism Today.

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Women’s History Month: Impacting Innovation and Economic Growth

U.S. Department of Commerce

Women’s History Month: Impacting Innovation and Economic Growth March 24, 2023 KCPullen@doc.gov Fri, 03/24/2023 - 10:29 Investing in communities and workers By Brittany Sickler, Networks Program Manager, U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) Women’s History Month has always been an important time for me to consider the remarkable—and ordinary—stories in our country’s journey to equality.

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What is Gen Z?

McKinsey Operations

Generation Z comprises people born between 1996 and 2010. This generation’s identity has been shaped by the digital age, climate anxiety, a shifting financial landscape, and COVID-19.

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New Pirate IPTV Bill Moved to Senate as Italy Takes on ‘Digital Mafias’

TorrentFreak

Italian consumers’ love for pirate IPTV services and the alleged damage suffered by broadcasters and the country’s world-famous clubs at the hands of those services, have been on a collision course for some time. Italy has operated an administrative pirate site-blocking program for years. It currently blocks around 3,200+ pirate domains, with telecoms regulator AGCOM sometimes issuing blocking instructions to ISPs within days of a rightsholder complaint.

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IPO Diversity in Innovation Toolkit

Women and diverse employees have the technical skill and knowledge, yet their contributions are not patented at the same rate as those of their male counterparts.This toolkit can help organizations move the needle on achieving gender parity in innovation.

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If You Use a Ghostwriter, You Need to Check for Plagiarism

Plagiarism Today

As more allegations of plagiarism in Dr. David Agus' books come out, attention is shifting to the person who actually wrote them. The post If You Use a Ghostwriter, You Need to Check for Plagiarism appeared first on Plagiarism Today.

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30% discount code on IPKat book now available

The IPKat

Time flies when you are having. (IP) fun! Indeed, as previously announced , in June The IPKat will turn 20. To mark this milestone, we are doing two things. First, we are organizing a big event on 8 June , both online and in London. If you are planning to attend in person in London, hurry up because we only have 5 tickets left! Second, Kats Eleonora Rosati and Hayleigh Bosher have put together an edited collection, which brings together several current and past IPKat Team Members, as well as emi

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What will it take for nuclear power to meet the climate challenge?

McKinsey Operations

Nuclear power can be an important part of the energy transition. Scaling the industry to meet increasing electricity demand will require leaders to mobilize quickly and efficiently.

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Internet Archive’s Copyright Battle with Book Publishers Nears Climax

TorrentFreak

In 2020, publishers Hachette, HarperCollins, John Wiley and Penguin Random House sued the Internet Archive (IA) for copyright infringement, equating its ‘Open Library’ to a pirate site. IA’s library is a non-profit organization that scans physical books, which can then be lent out to patrons in an ebook format. Staying true to the centuries-old library concept, only one patron at a time can get a copy.

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3 Count: Uncontrolled Lending

Plagiarism Today

The Internet Archive has tough day in court, major labels seek extra damages from Grande and The Weeknd settles a song case. The post 3 Count: Uncontrolled Lending appeared first on Plagiarism Today.

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GIPC Report Shows Negative Impacts of Drug Pricing Controls on Patient Access to Treatments

IP Watchdog

Today, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Innovation Policy Center (GIPC) published a Patient Access Report profiling the many ways in which drug pricing controls, often enacted in the name of ensuring widespread access to low-cost medicines, actually result in less access to innovative medicines that are more widely available in free markets. The GIPC’s report comes at a time during which the Biden Administration has taken recent action on drug pricing provisions included in the Inflation Re

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All Inventors are Human; All Humans are Inventors

Patently-O

by Dennis Crouch Petitioners in Thaler v. Vidal ask the Supreme Court one simple question: Does the Patent Act categorically restrict the statutory term ‘inventor’ to human beings alone? Thaler Petition for Writ of Certiorari. Only a court with substantial hubris would be willing to take-on this case, but I’m confident that the Supreme Court is up for the task.

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Cloudstream Takes Site and Code Offline in Response to Hollywood Complaint

TorrentFreak

Legal video streaming services such as Amazon, Disney, and Netflix are booming. At the same time, there’s a flourishing dark market of pirate streaming tools. These unauthorized alternatives increasingly use slick designs and easy-to-use apps to appeal to a broad audience. And unlike the legal options, they offer all popular titles under the same roof, without charging a penny.

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3 Count: 90mh Sample

Plagiarism Today

Trefuego faces new lawsuit from Sony over sample, Pakistani labels fight back against DMCA abuse and man indicted in audiobook case. The post 3 Count: 90mh Sample appeared first on Plagiarism Today.

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Bayh-Dole Opponents Slam-Dunked Once Again

IP Watchdog

Perhaps after their favorite theory was blown apart again, as it has been every time it’s been trotted out over the past 20 years, the critics of the Bayh-Dole Act learned a painful lesson. Their carefully constructed thesis that the law contains a hidden provision allowing the government to set prices on successfully commercialized products has been summarily rejected by every Democratic or Republican Administration which has considered it.

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A technology survival guide for resilience

McKinsey Operations

Resilience means understanding the criticality of a business process, the capability of the underlying technology, the business impact if the technology fails, and the organization’s risk tolerance.

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Major Labels Want ISP to Pay Additional $12 Million in Piracy Liability Case

TorrentFreak

Last fall, several of the world’s largest music companies including Warner Bros. and Sony Music prevailed in their lawsuit against Internet provider Grande Communications. The record labels accused the Astound-owned ISP of not doing enough to stop pirating subscribers. Specifically, they alleged that the company failed to terminate repeat infringers.

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Plagiarism in Pop Culture: American Auto

Plagiarism Today

In the sitcom American Auto, the company's designer and lawyer respond comically bad to a fear of being wrongly accused of plagiarism. The post Plagiarism in Pop Culture: American Auto appeared first on Plagiarism Today.

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The (Not-So) Secret Side of Bill C-18: Google Tests Blocking Online News Content for Canadians

IPilogue

Katie Graham is an IPilogue Writer and a 2L JD Candidate at Osgoode Hall Law School. On February 22, 2023, it was revealed that Google is blocking news content on its platform for under 4% of Canadian users in a five-week test as a potential protest of Bill C-18. While Parliament referred to this secret news blocking test by the tech giant as “ appalling ,” this reality of Bill C-18 does not come as a surprise to critics who voiced these concerns throughout the legislative process.

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How to enhance the cybersecurity of operational technology environments

McKinsey Operations

Cyberattacks on operational technology systems have been on the rise since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Their huge impact on industrial operations means that organizations must find answers—quickly.

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Can ChatGPT Be Used for Patent Search Work?

IP Watchdog

Recently, ChatGPT (Generative Pre-trained Transformer), an artificial intelligence (AI) chatbot program developed by OpenAI, has become a popular topic, attracting much attention and discussion. Its applications in the fields of natural language processing and text analysis have been well documented and have aroused great interest. It can be used to generate various language models, such as natural language texts, dialogues, and question-answering.

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3 Count: Closing Circles

Plagiarism Today

Post Malone reaches last-minute settlement in Circles case, Rwandan author sues publisher and Adobe & Nvidia release new AIs. The post 3 Count: Closing Circles appeared first on Plagiarism Today.

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The Biden Visit to Canada: Why Digital Policy is Emerging as a Serious Trade Tension

Michael Geist

The U.S. President Joe Biden’s visit to Ottawa this week has begun to place the spotlight on the mounting tensions over digital policy. For months, Canadian officials have not only been dismissive of the issue, but – as this week’s fishing expedition into Google and Facebook demonstrates – have not shied away from making the issue front and centre.

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FTC Punishes BetterHelp for Sharing Mental Health Information with Advertisers

IPilogue

Gregory Hong is an IPilogue Writer and a 1L JD candidate at Osgoode Hall Law School BetterHelp is a mental health platform that provides online mental health services, describing themselves as “the largest therapy platform in the world. We change the way people approach their mental health and help them tackle life’s challenges by providing accessible and affordable care.

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U.S. Taxpayers Should Not Be Paying for Private Patent Infringement

IP Watchdog

For well over a year, Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and some members of Congress have engaged in a campaign to urge the Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra to break patents on pharmaceuticals to lower drug prices by invoking a century-old statute, Title 28 of the U.S. Code 1498. This is their “game plan”: HHS should contract with generic drug companies willfully to infringe pharmaceutical patents, thereby requiring any damages to be paid from public funds.