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First Day of Spring

Rain clouds overhead Grumble at the damp earth on The first day of Spring

More offenses on the copyright front

Techdirt stated in an article (https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150317/10513630347/umg-licenses-indie-artists-track-then-uses-content-id-to-claim-ownership-it.shtml) that the Universal Music Group used the fact that one person’s music was used as a background track in an audiobook that they published as proof that they owned the work and could add their advertising to the work on You Tube. They do not own the work, but … Continue reading

Thwarting Creation – The Chilling Effect of Copyright Law on Fan Video Artists

by Rosalyn Hunter Figure 1 – You Tube blocks and removes uploaded fan video content We have become accustomed to seeing videos for news, entertainment, and education. The ability to produce visual media will only become more important as time goes on, so how are young people learning how to create informative and effective media? … Continue reading

3-14-15

Happy Pi Day! I just noticed the date today is the first five digits of pi! I’m very excited although I know that you might be wondering why. The thing that makes me happy so I’m jumping in my seat, is that without Mathematics our great world is incomplete.