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If you can’t see the artist’s name, don’t buy on that site

After Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday, and with Christmas coming, your Facebook newsfeed must have been filled with ads for days. This article is aimed at helping you stop impulsive purchases and encourage you to do a little research before paying. Some of the most popular items that we’ve seen on ads these days are (surprise, surprise) jumpers, mugs,… Read more →

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Lessons learned at MAPPING, on intellectual property and privacy on the Internet

During the first three days of this November, Safe Creative travelled to Prague to attend the Second General Assembly of the MAPPING project. This is a European initiative created to propose alternative solutions to privacy, intellectual property rights, and Internet governance. We wish to thank the event’s organisational team for the chance of participating in these three days of talks and… Read more →

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Can I use a screenshot as evidence at a trial?

Last month, Google received over 91 million URL removal requests, from copyright holders and organizations who represent them. This number has been increasing month by month: Since there’s an increasing number of people who decide to take action and claim their copyrights when their works are being misused online, it makes sense that more tools should appear to facilitate making… Read more →

What's Fair Use? | Doug Walker Nostalgia Critic Video #WTFU

What’s “Fair Use” and what’s going on at YouTube?

This week, from February 22nd to the 28th, we celebrate the Fair Use Week. And it arrives just in time. Since last week, all YouTube has been talking about this subject, claiming the rights of certain Youtubers to use fragments from movies, video games, etc., in their own videos. For further information, follow the hashtag #WTFU (Where’s the Fair Use?) on social… Read more →

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Add rightsholders to a work, easier than ever

Thanks to the new invitation system, you can send an e-mail request to the rightsholder, asking them to register their rights. This new feature, which has been demanded by corporate account users, aims at speeding up this registration process. How to invite someone to register rights Let us imagine the case of a film producer, who is ceding certain distribution rights for a… Read more →