A fresh look at domain name management
Several factors should be addressed when companies are considering whether to change the way they manage their domain name portfolios, says Matt Serlin of corporate domain name registrar Brandsight.
Creative Content UK: education, education, education
In July the UK government announced it was going to start sending warnings to internet users who persistently download content illegally. TBO assesses the government's plan and whether it will have the desired effect.
Lexi Alexander interview: winning back the cynical
Downloaders of unauthorised movies might not all be the criminals and rogues the film companies and IP professionals portray them as, Lexi Alexander tells TBO.
Music copyright: keeping in tune
Musicians, publishers, websites and internet users all need to stay up to speed with issues of copyright protection, says John Illsley.
Protecting the virtual bookshelf
E-books give writers the chance to find an audience but also leave them vulnerable to piracy, so publishers are coming up with new strategies to deal with the problem. TBO reports.
Status update: 'feeling copied'
Deciding exactly what—and how—IP can be protected on Facebook or Twitter is a big challenge for trademark and copyright owners. TBO reports.
Cloud technology: high in the sky
Cloud-based services such as Google Drive, Dropbox and Microsoft’s OneDrive make it easy to share stored content with internet users all over the world. But this convenience presents opportunities for copyright infringement, whether intentional or unintentional, and who is liable? TBO investigates.
Sharing knowledge lawfully
Staff within many businesses share or reproduce copyrighted material in the course of every working day, unaware that its use is unauthorised. A broad licence is one solution, as Kate Alzapiedi explains.
Streaming ahead in the music industry
As the way we listen to music undergoes a paradigm shift, TBO examines the viability of streaming services and the impact on copyright owners.
Six seconds of fame
One of the newest social media, Vine allows users to upload a looping six-second video of their choice. TBO assesses the copyright and privacy concerns relating to the service.
Giving creators their fair share
The International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers works to ensure the world’s artists and creators get their fair share of royalties. CISAC’s general counsel Gadi Oron tells TBO how it’s done.