Copyright collective
A copyright collective (also known as a copyright collecting agency, licensing agency or copyright collecting society) is a body created by copyright law or private agreement which engages in collecti...
Creative Commons
Creative Commons (CC) is a non-profit organization headquartered in Mountain View, California, United States, devoted to expanding the range of creative works available for others to build upon legall...
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Creative Commons jurisdiction ports
Creative Commons, a non-profit organization devoted to expanding the range of creative works available for others to build upon legally and to share, "ports" (adapts) its licenses to suit different ...
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VADS (organisation)
VADS (formerly an initialism for Visual Arts Data Service) is a UK organisation that provides digital images and other visual arts resources free and copyright cleared for use in UK higher education a...
The Copyright Association
The Copyright Association was an English organisation founded in 1872 for "authors, publishers and other persons interested in copyright property", which together with the Society of Authors lobbied P...
Peer Media Technologies
Peer Media Technologies, Inc. is an Artistdirect subsidiary created in 2009 as a merger of MediaDefender and MediaSentry, after the reputations of the predecessor companies were sullied by the exposur...
Copyright Arbitration Royalty Panel
The Copyright Arbitration Royalty Panel (CARP) system was a part of the United States Congress involved in making decisions regarding copyright royalties.
The system itself was created upon the su...
Copyright Board of Canada
The Copyright Board of Canada is an economic regulatory body empowered to establish, either mandatorily or at the request of an interested party, the royalties to be paid for the use of copyrighted wo...
Spot.us
Spot.Us is a non-profit organization designed to bring citizens, journalists, and news publishers together in an online marketplace based on crowdsourcing and crowdfunding methods and principles. It ...
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Performance rights organisation
A performance rights organisation (PRO), also known as a performing rights society, provides intermediary functions, particularly collection of royalties, between copyright holders and parties who wis...
CcHost
ccHost is a web-based media hosting engine upon which Creative Commons' ccMixter remix web community is built. The software is written in PHP and uses the MySQL database server. In 2005 it won Linux W...
Association Littéraire et Artistique Internationale
The Association Littéraire et Artistique Internationale (ALAI) was founded in 1878 in Paris. Victor Hugo was the honorary president and founder of the association. The group gave itself the objectiv...
Copyright Alliance
The Copyright Alliance is a nonprofit, nonpartisan 501(c)(4) social welfare organization representing artistic creators across a broad range of copyright disciplines.The Copyright Alliance's instituti...
Web Sheriff
Web Sheriff is an anti-piracy company based in the United Kingdom that provides intellectual property, copyright and privacy rights protection services for clients that include record labels, musical ...
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RantMedia
RantMedia is an independent media organization and serves as the host company for various audio and video projects by James O'Brien and Sean Kennedy, including RantRadio. RantMedia has also distribut...
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MediaSentry
MediaSentry was a United States company that provided services to the music recording, motion picture, television, and software industries for locating and identifying IP addresses that are engaged in...
Digital Copyright Canada
The Digital Copyright Canada forum was started in Aug 2001 by Russell McOrmond to allow for a public response to that phase of the Canadian copyright revision process. While the forum focuses on digit...
Aladdin Knowledge Systems
Aladdin Knowledge Systems (formerly NASDAQ: ALDN and TASE: ALDN) was a company that produced software for digital rights management and Internet security. The company was acquired by Safenet...
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Extended collective licensing
Extended collective licensing (ECL) are collective copyright and related rights laws and licensing agreements. ECL agreements by law apply to all rights holders in a class, whether they are members of...
Christian Copyright Licensing International
Christian Copyright Licensing International (CCLI) is a privately owned company that was founded in the US in 1988 by Howard Rachinski, who is the President/CEO. CCLI was launched after being develop...
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Copyscape
Copyscape is an online plagiarism detection service that checks whether similar text content appears elsewhere on the web. It was launched in 2004 by Indigo Stream Technologies, Ltd.Copyscape is used ...
Center for the Public Domain
The Center for the Public Domain was a charitable foundation founded in 1999 by Bob Young as the Red Hat Center. It provided free online legal resources, sponsored public domain spaces on the interne...
Book Rights Registry
The Book Rights Registry is an entity to be founded as part of a settlement of the lawsuit between the Authors Guild and Google over the Google Books scanning project. The Registry will be initially f...
Section 108 Study Group
The Section 108 Study Group was a select committee of copyright experts, convened in 2005 by the Library of Congress' Copyright Office, and charged with updating for the digital world the United State...
World Anti-Piracy Observatory
The World Anti-Piracy Observatory (WAPO) is a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) program engineered to help combat copyright infringement, sometimes known as pir...