Professors Mislead FCC on Basic Copyright Law

Cross-posted from the Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property (CPIP) blog. In a letter submitted to the FCC late last week defending the Commission’s deeply flawed set-top box proposal,[1] a group of professors make an incredible claim: Everyone is perfectly free to distribute copyrighted works online however they please. No license? No problem! According […]

ReDigi and the Volitional Conduct Element

While much is being written about the Capitol Records v. ReDigi memorandum and order that came out a few days ago, I want to focus on a bit of the opinion that caught my eye that (to my knowledge) no one else has mentioned. The court found that ReDigi—the service provider—had the requisite volitional conduct […]