IPTC fields now show next to the image in Google Images

From CEPIC: On 26 September, Google launched an important change in showing images online : creator and credit of photos as filled in the IPTC fields will now be displayed next to the image in Google Images. Link to Google Blog Post announcing the change Google’ new development to show Author and Credit Line on Google […]

Tech Giants Win a Battle Over Copyright Rules in Europe

https://mobile.nytimes.com/2018/07/05/business/eu-parliament-copyright.html European Parliament lawmakers rejected a bill backed by news outlets and music publishers to restrict the use of their content on platforms like YouTube and Facebook.Frederick Florin/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images   It’s a fight nearly as old as the internet. On one side are news organizations, broadcasters and music companies that want to […]

Oracle defeats Google Fair Use Argument over Java Code Packets

(ORACLE AM., INC. V. GOOGLE LLC No. 2017-1118, 2017-1202, 2018 WL 1473875 (Fed. Cir. Mar. 27, 2018) by Nancy Wolff, DMLA Counsel Last week the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit reversed the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California’s ruling of fair use in Oracle America, Inc. v. Google LLC, […]

Alphabet’s Google acts to comply with EU antitrust order

DMLA has been a member of  Comp for the last few years in support of CEPIC and  EU companies working for a solution to the Google antitrust issue.  It looks like Google is FINALLY coming up with a solution to the anti-competition lawsuit. It seems like the time is right for the U.S. to revisit the […]

The Fight Against Google Continues in the EU

Thanks to our working relationship with CEPIC,  we are kept up-to-date on the latest in the EU fight against Google.  DMLA is been part of ICOMP, which has now joined forces with OIP (Open Internet Project) to bring more pressure on Commissioner Vestager.  There are two related articles to read.  Part of one is below and the […]

Rivals add to complaints against Google’s Android

By Nicholas Hirst/Politico A tech lobby group filed a fresh antitrust complaint against Google with the European Commission, reiterating accusations the U.S. tech giant used its popular mobile operating system to protect its dominance over internet searches. The Commission already has an ongoing probe into Android examining the issues raised by OIP. If the Commission […]

Kelkoo CEO: Google is ‘screwing’ entire online shopping industry

From Politico — By Nicholas Hirst The head of one of Europe’s leading price comparison websites, Kelkoo, said it’s in danger of going under next year unless the European Commission takes market-stabilizing action in its six-year case against Google Shopping. “We might not even survive another 18 months if there is not a decision soon,” Richard […]

Getty’s Open Letter to U.S. Senators

  DMLA Member Getty Images has written an Open Letter to U.S. Senators regarding Google’s anti-competitive practice of image scraping.  This policy change on the part of Google was implemented in 2013 and greatly impacts anyone who displays images on the internet. Getty is asking for support from visual associations and image licensing companies, as well […]