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  • Copyright interfering with attempts to preserve video game history
    Mike Masnick at Techdirt points out the double risk of the lack of older hardware coupled with the requirement of clearing considerable permissions. Faced with oblivion, you’d think rights holders would rather brave the risk of possible piracy than their works ceasing to exist altogether.
  • USCG itself blatantly violates copyright
    The US Copyright Group is an early pioneer of the post-RIAA lawsuit business model of waving the heavy club of statutory damages for file sharing digital music to earn tidy profits from settlements. As Ernesto at TorrentFreak explains, the site that the law firm set up to process the settlements is itself a near complete rip off of a site used by another firm exploiting this same horrid infringement for profit model.
  • Mozilla updates Firefox Home and Firefox Sync

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