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Thursday News: Re:Create copyright law, Goodreads + sponsored content; Kobo publishing tell-all, and beautiful, isolated cottages

Thursday News: Re:Create copyright law, Goodreads + sponsored content; Kobo publishing...

Library Groups Join Effort for ‘Balanced’ Copyright – Re:Create is a new coalition that includes organizations such as the American Library Association and the Electronic Frontier Foundation. The group wants “clear, simple and transparent” copyright laws that promote “innovation, creativity,… more

Thursday News: Three’s Company parody prevails, authorial agency and commercialism, Fresh Romance Kickstarter, and Nature’s April Fool’s joke

Thursday News: Three’s Company parody prevails, authorial agency and commercialism, Fresh...

Play Reimagining ‘Three’s Company’ Wins Case – This is sort of a good news/bad news situation. The good news is that the play “3C,” which parodies the television series “Three’s Company,” has prevailed in federal court as transformative and therefore… more

Wednesday News: Cell phones and supercookies, EFF’s plan for abandoned games, infringement suit against Jay Z, and PW’s best books for 2014

Wednesday News: Cell phones and supercookies, EFF’s plan for abandoned games,...

Verizon, AT&T tracking their users with ‘supercookies’ – Soooo, it turns out that companies like AT&T and Verizon have been using something called “supercookies” to basically track everything their customers do on the internet with their cell phones. Isn’t that… more