The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has once again considered the meaning of “communication to the public” under Article 3(1) of the Copyright Directive (2001/29/EC). This time the Court found that it does not include live performances or direct presentation of copyright protected works. BACKGROUNDIn Circul Globus Bucuresti (Circ & Variete Globus Bucuresti) v Uniunea Compozitorilor si Muzicologilor din România – AsociaŃia pentru Drepturi de Autor C-283/10 24 November 2011(unreported), the Romanian collecting society, Uniunea Compozitorilor si Muzicologilor din România– AsociaŃia pentru Drepturi de Autor (UCMR-ADA), brought proceedings against Globus Circus, an organiser of circus and cabaret performances, in respect of Globus Circus’ public dissemination of musical works for commercial purposes, which UCMR-ADA alleged had been done without a licence and without paying royalties.Before the District Court of Bucharest, … [Read more...] about “Communication to the Public”: CJEU Finds it Does Not Include Live Performances or Direct Presentations of Copyrighted Work
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HOUSTON (AP) — Barbara Bush, the first lady whose plainspoken manner and utter lack of pretense made her more popular at times than her husband, President George H.W. Bush, died Tuesday. She was 92.Family spokesman Jim McGrath confirmed the death in a statement. The cause wasn't immediately known.Mrs. Bush brought a grandmotherly style to buttoned-down Washington, often appearing in her trademark fake pearl chokers and displaying no vanity about her white hair and wrinkles."What you see with me is what you get. I'm not running for president — George Bush is," she said at the 1988 Republican National Convention, where her husband, then vice president, was nominated to succeed Ronald Reagan.The Bushes, who were married Jan. 6, 1945, had the longest marriage of any presidential couple in American history. And Mrs. Bush was one of only two first ladies who had a child who was elected president. The other was Abigail Adams, wife of John Adams and mother of John Quincy Adams."I … [Read more...] about Former first lady Barbara Bush dead at age 92
IT is one of the most notorious addresses in Britain — the Cricklewood flat where serial killer Dennis Nilsen stashed a dozen victims under the floorboards. The monster — who died on Saturday aged 72 — had sex with rotting corpses that he kept for months at his maggot-infested House of Horrors in Melrose Avenue in suburban North London. Today it looks much the same from the street — but inside it is unrecognisable after being given a stunning Grand Designs-style makeover by its new owners. Undaunted first-time buyers Bruno and Mathilde were not put off by its grisly past and have transformed it into their dream home — and now plan to start a family there. They even grow fruit and vegetables in the garden where Nilsen once burned piles of corpses and raked the bones into the soil. And they're planning plan to host a World Cup barbecue this summer. NHS manager Bruno, 38, admits many people would run a mile when they found out the … [Read more...] about We bought Dennis Nilsen’s murder home where serial killer stashed 12 bodies under floor – and for a cut price
Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE WASHINGTON — The story of Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination, which dominated the political world for three weeks after Christine Blasey Ford’s accusation against him, is now finally over after his confirmation and swearing on Saturday. And now with 29 days to go until the crucial 2018 midterm election, here are five essential questions we have whose answers could help determine which party controls Congress: 1. Can Republicans continue to close the enthusiasm gap? One of the Democrats’ chief advantages this midterm season has been that they’ve been much more fired up about the upcoming election than Republicans have. But our NBC/WSJ poll has showed that Republicans have been closing the enthusiasm gap – and that was before Kavanaugh, who galvanized Republicans. Did the last three weeks … [Read more...] about We’re less than a month away until the midterms. Here are five essential questions.
Feinstein vs. de León: What do Democrats stand for in Congress today? U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein and her challenger, fellow Democrat Kevin de León, differed over the role of Democrats in Congress with Republicans in control there and in the White House. By Up Next × SHARE U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein and her challenger, fellow Democrat Kevin de León, differed over the role of Democrats in Congress with Republicans in control there and in the White House. By Capitol Alert The go-to source for news on California policy and politics Capitol Alert Dems winning cash game + GOP demands Motor Voter freeze + Bera, Grant finally talk By Bryan Anderson [email protected] LinkedIn Google+ Pinterest Reddit Print Order Reprint of this Story October 18, 2018 05:45 AM DEMS HAVE FATTER WALLETS IN KEY HOUSE RACES Control of the U.S. House is up for grabs in November, and Democratic chances of retaking … [Read more...] about Dems winning cash game + GOP demands Motor Voter freeze + Bera, Grant finally talk