Tag: legal effectiveness

Why using certified mail as “copyright registry” is not a good hack

Sending a certified mail to oneself is what some people call “poor man’s copyright”. Truth be told, this system is a combination of both popular beliefs and urban tales. Certified mail doesn’t certify content First of all, there is one big difference to consider when comparing this “hack” to private digital copyright registration services. A certified mail certifies that an… Read more →

Good news to US youtubers who rely on fair use

Last year, Youtubers Ethan and Hila Klein (h3h3Productions) found out they had been sued by another Youtuber, Matt Hosseinzadeh, for using one of his videos on their channel for a video reaction. In the reaction video, which they have re-uploaded to their channel now, they made fun of Hosseinzadeh. His response was suing them for three different charges: copyright infringement,… Read more →

Screenshots certification tool Safe Stamper GIF

How to take certified screenshots using Safe Stamper

Introducing a new certification tool that completes Safe Stamper’s kit: The certified screenshots. You may use it in cases of plagiarism, cyber-bullying, or any other sorts of illicit or illegal activities taking place online, on pages with restricted content, only visible for logged in users. That is, this new tool goes where our static page certification tool couldn’t. For further… 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 →

Legality and national and international legal effectiveness of Safe Creative’s Copyright Registration Service

There is little doubt about the legality and legal effectiveness of Safe Creative┬┤s private copyright registration. When dealing with copyright, any evidence, public or private, is admissible; being the one provided by Safe Creative very robust (it uses triple fingerprinting “hash” and double timestamp)… Most registries, including those offered by the states, have the basic value of a presumption and… Read more →