Copyright by Disney

Stanford University uses Disney characters mashed together to explain the “fair use” defence in US copyright law and to argue against extending the protection. Technorati Tags: legal, media

DoD clamps down

The Pentagon has restricted access to 13 social media sites, reports Paid Content. Security – viruses and phishing, not breaches of official secrets, were cited as the main reasons. Really? Technorati Tags: social media

Reuters and Thomson

Paid Content has the skinny on the merger of Thomson and Reuters in the media deal of the year (so far). Thomson will change its name to Thomson-Reuters Corporation. Reuters will be known as Thomson-Reuters PLC. The combined Thomson Financial unit and Reuters financial and media businesses will be called Reuters. The existing Thomson professional […]

Yahoo! and Microsoft?

There has been much speculation that Yahoo! and Microsoft may merge to combat the threat from Google. Forrester’s Charlene Li gives her take on the rationale. Technorati Tags: GYM, m&a, predictions