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Lack Of Food Copyright Helps Restaurant Innovation Thrive | Techdirt

Pretty much everywhere we look, when we find industries or fields where copyright doesn’t exist or isn’t relied upon, we see the same thing: much higher levels of competition, more and faster innovation and an overall thriving industry. This is the kind of actual evidence that never seems to be discussed in debates over strengthening copyright laws, but should be.

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Music Labels Tell Google To Remove Infringing Links | paidContent:UK

Britain’s biggest recording industry association, the BPI, has sent a cease-and-desist order to Google (NSDQ: GOOG), asking the search engine to take down links to nine “one-click hosting” sites, each of which hosts thousands of illegal songs.