Code & Conduit Podcast by Bloomberg BNA
About This Show
Code & Conduit is a legal and policy podcast from Bloomberg Law focusing on all things tech, telecom, intellectual property and privacy. Each episode features interesting discussions about what’s happening in Congress, the economy, the courts, federal agencies and society. We cover everything from drones, competition policy, transatlantic data transfers, copyright and patent litigation and all things tech. Learn more at www.bna.com/legal.Read more »
Most Recent Episode
Episode 26: Blockchain Could be Copyright Holders’ Friend or Foe
5 days ago
Blockchain could turn out to be an ally—or trouble—for copyright holders.
The underpinnings of the developing technology, which acts like an inerasable, chronological database of transactions, appear to be at odds with a 20 year-old law that protects copyright holders from infringement.
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) allows copyright holders to seek removal of infringing content and protects publishers and internet service providers from liability if they remove such content after being notified. But if the infringing content is posted on a blockchain, it would be difficult or impossible to erase, Bloomberg Law reporter Alexis Kramer said in a recent podcast episode of Code & Conduit.Read more »