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Another Aspiring Satoshi Copyrights the Bitcoin Whitepaper

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>The cryptocurrency community got riled up recently over Craig Wright’s U.S. copyright registration of the Bitcoin whitepaper and some of the code from the early software. However, on May 24 the U.S. Copyright Office saw a Bitcoin whitepaper registration by a man named Wei Liu, bringing another legal challenger to Wright’s claim …

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Poland challenges EU’s new copyright law over censorship fears

Sponsored Links Nicolas Economou/NurPhoto via Getty Images The EU’s contentious copyright law is already facing some opposition from one of its existing members. Poland has submitted a complaint to the European Court of Justice arguing that the law’s requirement for filtering content had the potential for censorship. This would violate both the Polish constitution as …

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US Copyright Office Responds to Craig Wright’s Bitcoin Registrations

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>On May 21, 2019, a press release was sent to a variety of publications that said Craig Wright was granted two U.S. copyrights for the original Bitcoin white paper and version 0.1 of the cryptocurrency’s code. Meanwhile, the U.S. Copyright Office specifically addressed the matter in a press release which emphasized the …

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Use the Bitcoin Cash Notary to Back Up Important Documents

</header> <strong>Proving ownership of copyrighted material through traditional means such as applying for a patent is expensive and involves third parties in most jurisdictions around the world. The Bitcoin.com Notary tool is an alternative that can do that at very little cost and without the need to reveal the information you want to protect. </strong> …

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The EU votes on a confusing new copyright law Tuesday

An EU flag at the European Parliament. European Parliament / Flickr On Tuesday, the European Parliament will vote on an overhaul of the EU’s copyright system. The body will vote on a compromise announced last month that has received the backing of key European governments. An earlier version of the proposal was approved by the …

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Photographer loses lawsuit over use of her photo in political mailer

Enlarge / An image from the RNC flyer. We’re quite sure that our use of this image is fair, since we’re engaging in comment and criticism about this photo and its role in the lawsuit. RNC / Erika Peterman When Erika Peterman saw photographs she had taken in a flyer put out by the Republican …

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‘GTA Online’ cheat creator ordered to pay $150,000 in damages

Rockstar Games Game publishers are still using lawsuits to take down cheaters, and their latest move could deal a particularly serious blow. A court has ordered Florida resident Jhonny Perez to pay $150,000 in damages (and $66,869 in attorney fees) for creating and sharing Elusive, a paid cheating tool for GTA Online that allowed infinite …

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