minilinks for 2009-02-12
MiniLinks by Hugh D'Andrade
February 12, 2009
- An Influx of Big Content Lawyers at DoJ: Cause for Concern?
Julian Sanchez takes a look at the IP backgrounds of Obama appointees to the Department of Justice.
- Judge to UMG: No, You Cannot Sue Veoh's Investors
The judge in Universal Music Group's case against Veoh ruled that UMG could not include Veoh's investors as part of the copyright infringement lawsuit.
- Warner Music Group Removes Warner Music Group Videos
Warner recording artist Emiliana Torrini had her videos removed from YouTube -- by Warner.
- Plot Thickens in Obama Portrait Case
Shepard Fairey, the artist whose portrait of President Obama was based on an AP photo, has proactively sued the AP to assert fair use rights to the image.
- Ruckus Quiets Down
College music service Ruckus.com closed its doors -- taking its DRM servers with it.
- The Case of the Disappearing Blog Posts
Music blogs hosted on Google's Blogger platform have had posts deleted without warning.
- Google, IBM Promote Online Health Records
The two tech giants are teaming up to encourage the use of electronic health records.
- State Secrets: Keeping Options Open?
The Atlantic takes a guess at why the Obama administration has chosen to hold the Bush administration line on state secrets.