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Google Drive Flagging Some macOS System Files for Copyright Infringement

[caption id="attachment_368939" align="aligncenter" width="1506"] Image: User "haveasuperday" on Reddit[/caption] Google Drive has been flagging some users for violating its Copyright Infringement policy when they copy a '.DS_Store' file to their Drive — reports BleepingComputer. '.DS_Store' files are metadata files that are only a few bytes in size and are usually created when Mac users copy...

Bell Calls for Blocking and Criminalization of Copyright

Bell Canada has called on the government to support copyright and broadcast distribution reforms as a part of the NAFTA renegotiations. The carrier's proposal includes the creation of a CRTC-backed website blocking system and the criminalization of copyright. Bell is also supporting an overhaul of the current retransmission system for broadcasters. Specifically, the company wants...

Rogers Challenges Copyright Fees Decision with Supreme Court Appeal

In May 2017, a court ruling from the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) ordered the company to disclose the private data of copyright infringers. Today, Rogers has taken the first step in appealing that court ruling. The initial ruling from the Federal Court of Appeals (FCA) determined that ISPs could not charge extra fees to identify...

EveryAppleVideo YouTube Channel Gets Taken Down

This morning, a user on Reddit pointed out that the ‘EveryAppleVideo’ YouTube channel has been taken down. Visiting the channel page takes you to an empty channel under a banner reading ‘This channel was closed and is no longer available.’ without any additional explanation. The channel was well known for its collection of over a […]