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BOSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY-UPDATE

The good news is the two missing works have been found.  Apparently within 80 feet of where they were supposed to be stored, so they never left the library and nobody stole them.  They were merely misplaced.  In the meantime, police and FBI resources have been spent...

COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT HAS GONE TO THE DOGS

Our good friends at LivingwithaGolden.com explore the world through the eyes of their boys, Chuck Billy, and his little brother Asa.  They blog about interesting places you can take your dogs, including dog friendly trails and beaches, as well as useful equipment for...

COMMON MYTHS ABOUT “FAIR USE”

Here is an excellent article on the most common myths people have about what constitutes fair use.  I myself have seen several of these, particularly the one concerning content on the internet, and the belief amongst non-profits that anything they do constitutes fair...

COPYRIGHT OFFICE MAKES A PLEA FOR INDEPENDENCE

During a recent congressional hearing, Register Maria Pallante testified in favor of Congress granting the Copyright Office independence from the Library of Congress.  Under the current regime, the Copyright Office is merely a department of the Library of Congress,...

THE ARTIST, THE ENTREPRENEUR

There has been a growing discussion among academics and the art community about the failure of many college arts programs to encourage budding young artists to take business classes such as basic accounting or marketing.  And yet the expectation of these college...

THE MUSEUM PARTNERSHIP ACT HAS BEEN REVIVED

Senator Patrick Leahy has revived the Museum Partnership Act.  If passed, the Act would change the portions of the tax code that currently limit the value of an artist’s donation to a museum or other cultural institution to the cost of the materials used to the...