Tag: copyright

  • Xiaomi copies Apple’s design but warns users not to buy copies

    BGR reported about Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun warning people not to buy Xiaomi products. Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has been on a tear lately, although when you look at some of its devices, you quickly notice that they bear a striking resemblance to devices released by Apple. This is why we find it amusing that…

  • Xiaomi steals photos to pass off as images taken by its phone cameras

    John Gruber wrote about Xiaomi blatantly stealing copyrighted photos taken with DSLRs and passing them off as photos from its phone cameras. They have updated the page to remove the photos after their theft has been exposed. Here’s a link to a screenshot of the original page.

  • Judge approves of Google’s book-scanning

    This has certainly taken a long time, though considering it’s related to copyright issues, we should hardly be suprised. Just look how long it took for us to get legal MP3 downloads. Judge Says Google Book-Scanning Is Fair Use Google Books “advances the progress of the arts and sciences, while maintaining respectful consideration for the…