Amazon, Google, Wall Street Journal Move to Modify Applications on Apple App Store

Comments Off on Amazon, Google, Wall Street Journal Move to Modify Applications on Apple App Store Written by on July 25, 2011 | Posted in IP Licensing News

Moves by Amazon, Google, and the Wall Street Journal today to modify their applications on the Apple App Store suggest that Apple is taking steps to enforce its new royalty policies on companies selling on its App Store. In my recent posting to the Silicon Valley Software Law Blog, I report on this new move […]

Electronic Frontier Foundation Launches New Site to Track Modifications to Online Terms and Conditions

Comments Off on Electronic Frontier Foundation Launches New Site to Track Modifications to Online Terms and Conditions Written by on June 8, 2009 | Posted in Content Licensing, Internet Transactions

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (“EFF”) has just launched a new website to track companies’ modifications to their terms and conditions: TOSback.org. According to an explanation on the website, TOSbackup.org was launched with the intention of increasing public awareness about online terms of service, and to help the public monitor changes to the terms of service […]

Blogosphere Reacts to Licensing Terms for Amazon’s New Kindle Publishing for Blogs

Comments Off on Blogosphere Reacts to Licensing Terms for Amazon’s New Kindle Publishing for Blogs Written by on May 26, 2009 | Posted in Commercialization of Intellectual Property, Content Licensing, Copyright Infringement, IP Licensing News

Amazon has just released the beta of its new Kindle Publishing for Blogs, and the blogosphere is starting to react to Amazon’s new licensing terms in its terms and conditions. What are bloggers saying? Well, the early consensus seems to be that while the concept of blog content licensing to Kindle is good, the required […]

Anticipating Likely Copyright Battle, Amazon Backs Down Over Kindle 2 Audio Feature

Anticipating a likely copyright battle over its new Kindle 2 audio feature, Amazon has backed down on its previous position and announced that publishers and authors will be able to decide whether to enable the feature. The Author’s Guild first signaled that a fight was brewing when it issued a February 12th alert over the […]

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