Supreme Court Keeps Copyright Protections

Terrible News, The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld lengthier copyrights protecting the profits of songs, books and cartoon characters – a huge victory for Disney and other companies.

The 7-2 ruling, while not unexpected, was a blow to Internet publishers and others who wanted to make old books available online and use the likenesses of a Mickey Mouse cartoon and other old creations without paying high royalties.

You can read the PDF Of The Ruling. The Majority opinion by Ginsburg

Dissent by Stevens,

Dissent by Breyer