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Here are the latest posts about Copyright on The Write News:

YouTube to Launch Video ID
Reuters reports that YouTube is close to launching a video fingerprinting technology called video ID that will be tested by Time Warner and Disney. (June 11, 2007)

Universal Music Sues MySpace
The New York Times reports that the Universal Music Group has sued MySpace. (November 18, 2006)

Google Negotiating to Stop Copyright Lawsuits
The Financial Times reports that Google is in a "frantic round" of negotiations to halt the removal of copyrighted videos from YouTube. (November 3, 2006)

UMG Chairman Accuses MySpace and YouTube of Violating Copyrights
Universal Music Group Chairman Doug Morris has accused YouTube and MySpace of violating music video copyrights. (September 16, 2006)

SNOCAP Signs Agreement With Sony BMG
SNOCAP and Sony BMG Music Entertainment announced that they have signed an agreement for SNOCAP to provide identification and copyright management technologies, as well as database services. (March 15, 2005)

U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Copyright Extension
In a 7-2 decision, the U. (January 17, 2003)

Settlement Reached Regarding The Wind Done Gone
Houghton Mifflin Company and the Stephens Mitchell Trusts have jointly agreed to bring and end to their litigation involving Houghton Mifflin's publication of Alice Randall's novel, The Wind Done Gone. (May 13, 2002)

USPS Delivery to U.S. Copyright Office Disrupted Since October
ail delivery from the U. (January 10, 2002)

Internet Pirates Target Top Authors
Publishers and authors have been concerned that the illegal delivery of books over the Internet would occur in the future. (August 24, 2001)

iCopyright Launches iCopyright Publisher Central
iCopyright has announced the release of iCopyright Publisher Central, a suite of Web-based tools and services that enables publishers to implement the iCopyright's clearance service themselves, as well as manage their online licensing and reprints business. (July 3, 2001)

Court Lifts Ban On The Wind Done Gone
The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta has lifted an earlier District Court injunction banning the publication of The Wind Done Gone. (May 25, 2001)

Houghton Mifflin Files Motion for Expedited Appeal
Houghton Mifflin said it filed a motion for an expedited appeal with the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta to overturn last Friday's ruling preventing the publication of The Wind Done Gone. (April 25, 2001)

Most Hollywood Producers Believe Copyrights Can be Protected Online
Almost three out of four film and television producers believe that copyrights can be protected on the Internet despite the major concern about online piracy, according to the Red Herring/Hollywood Reporter Report on Convergence in Hollywood. (August 3, 2000)