Tag Archives: copyright

  1. PERCY VS GOLIATH: Christopher Walken, Monique Alvarez & Pathy Aiyar

    A Canadian farmer takes on a giant corporation after their GMOs interfere with his crops.

    April 4, 2021Agriculture, Video GalleryNo comments
  2. Is it time for Mark #Zuckerberg to feel #Facebook Gaol? More and more #Bajans fed up with the platform, #Telegram is slowly gaining…

    “Nearly 270 million Facebook users have had their user IDs, phone numbers and names left in an unsecured database accessible on the Internet for anyone to mine, a security researcher said.” Facebook Data Leak: Personal Info of Nearly 270 Million Users Exposed – MSSP Alert Last year, I was in Facebook jail five times, sounds […]

    March 15, 2021Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  3. Barbadian entrepreneur launches a new blockchain advisory firm to support Distributed Ledger Tech companies

    Gabriel Abed, Barbadian FinTech entrepreneur and global blockchain evangelist, has announced the launch of a new Blockchain advisory firm, Novelty Curve Inc. “The company’s goal is to support, mentor, and nurture distributed ledger technology companies as they progress through their various business cycles. We are particularly keen to work on projects that are innovative, disruptive […]

    November 6, 2018Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  4. MILES AHEAD (2016) – Don Cheadle & Ewan McGregor

    MILES AHEAD is a wildly entertaining and moving exploration of one of 20th century music’s creative geniuses, Miles Davis, featuring a career defining performance by Oscar nominee Don Cheadle in the title role. Working from a script he co-wrote with Steven Baigelman, Cheadle’s bravura directorial debut is not a conventional bio-pic but rather a unique, […]

    February 14, 2016Cinema, Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  5. JAMCOPY to host Caribbean’s 1st Digital Publishing Conference

    The Caribbean’s first Digital Publishing Conference, #TheOnlineMind will be held in Kingston, Jamaica from November 2-5, 2015 at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel. The 3-day event, which is organised by the Jamaica Copyright Licensing Agency (JAMCOPY), will highlight and address the global trend towards digital publishing. This being the digital age, the Conference will provide valuable […]

    September 9, 2015BooksNo comments
  6. “Building Geographical Indications for the Caribbean’s Origin-Linked Products”

    The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) opened the two-day sub-regional workshop on branding and the use of geographical indications in the development of management strategies for origin-linked products at the Knutsford Court Hotel in Kingstown, Jamaica. With the aim of building the capacity of CARIFORUM producers to identify and develop geographical indications and origin […]

    July 27, 2015BusinessNo comments
  7. Bizzy Williams & the “Old Colonial System” – by David Comissiong

    Our nation will be celebrating 50 years of “Independence” next year, but there is overwhelming evidence that crucial components of the “Old Colonial System” are still very much alive and well in today’s Barbados ! And one particularly odious remnant is that aspect of the “Old Colonial System” that traditionally permitted elite white Barbadian businessmen […]

    May 28, 2015Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  8. Holy Namesakes, Batman… Rihanna can’t register her own name?

    As much as I disagree with most of Rihanna’s frequent shenanigans which (so far) seem to be diminishing as she gets older, I think DC’s lawsuit against her is utterly frivolous, good Gotham, they’re not even the same spelling? Here’s the NY Post’s PageSix website;- DC Entertainment, the company that owns Batman, has swooped down to […]

    May 20, 2015RihannaNo comments
  9. Goodbye LIME, hello FLOW? Cable & Wireless Communications Reveals Changes for Branding

    Following the completion of the merger of Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) and Columbus International on 31 March 2015, CWC just made public their new corporate and consumer-facing brands for the combined Group, which will be rolled out in the coming months in markets where the necessary regulatory approvals have been obtained. CWC will operate […]

    May 6, 2015BusinessNo comments
  10. Caribbean Music Summit 2015: An overdue idea now brought into reality and paving the way for regional talent to surge ahead!

    Industry experts, performers aficionados and officials are thronging Needhams Point, they’re networking close to home yet in an ambient setting thanks to the Caribbean Music Summit at Hilton Barbados with February 3rd as the grand finale… This initiative from SyncSummit’s CEO Mark Frieser is to provide a smooth segue for MIDEM, now set for June […]

    February 2, 2015Editorial, MusicNo comments
  11. Caribbean Music Summit 2015: Hilton Barbados, 1st – 3rd February

    Join top music, brand and media moguls from Coca-Cola, Procter and Gamble and Beyoncé’s dad Mathew Knowles at the Caribbean Music Summit, taking place that the Barbados Hilton from 1st to 3rd February 2015 with networking, workshops and parties all day and night – Barbadians get 80% off the standard $999 US rate. To register and for […]

    January 7, 2015Music, Photo GalleryNo comments

    The Caribbean Music Summit a three-day music and entertainment event taking place on 1-3 February 2015 at the Hilton Barbados, announced today the addition of Joe Belliotti, Head of Global Music Marketing at The Coca-Cola Company and Eric Sheinkop, CEO of Music Dealers, as keynote speakers. Belliotti joins top executives from brands like Procter & […]

    December 22, 2014Featured, MusicNo comments
  13. Rick Mercer Report: Rick’s Rant – Video Footage Copyright & Stephen Harper

    “It’s already been pointed out, but just to make it expressly clear. Canada does have fair use laws, though they are referred to as Fair Dealing. What Mercer is talking about is the government attempting to circumvent restrictions inherent in those fair use laws.”

    October 16, 2014Crime, Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  14. “Big Eyes” (2014): Christoph Waltz, Amy Adams – Art DocuDrama, HD

    This is Tim Burton’s second biopic, his previous biopic was Ed Wood (1994) which was released 20 years prior to this film. Both films are written by the duo Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski.

    September 21, 2014Cinema, Painting, Video GalleryNo comments

    Government with the assistance of the World Intellectual Property Organization has formulated a national intellectual property strategic plan with the objective of making our economy more competitive globally. This was disclosed by Registrar of the Corporate Affairs and Intellectual Property Office (CAIPO), Heather Clarke who said that such competitiveness could only be achieved through creativity, […]

    July 12, 2014MusicNo comments

    The Caribbean Export Developmental Agency (Caribbean Export) has launched an In-Firm Design and Branding initiative that will provide participating CARIFORUM state firms with technical support and financial assistance for the strengthening of their packaging design and product branding. The In-firm Design and Branding Project is the second phase of the Agency’s Brand Development initiative, the […]

    April 13, 2014Agriculture, BusinessNo comments
  17. Charmed? Red Advertising tops Caribbean for the third year running: Hat-Trick!

    Red Advertising & Marketing Limited pulled off a never before seen feat when the local company completed a hat-trick at the 2014 American Advertising Federation’s ADDY Awards, beating almost 50 other companies from across the region including Trinidad & Tobago, Barbados, Jamaica, St. Lucia, Curacao, Cayman Islands, and Belize. The first Caribbean agency to top […]

    February 27, 2014BusinessNo comments
  18. HBO Negotiations with WestStar TV Reach an Impasse

    Negotiations between HBO Latin America and Cayman Islands cable television operator WestStar TV have reached an impasse, after WestStar management did not accept HBO’s proposals that would have legalized WestStar’s rebroadcast of HBO programming under a licensing agreement with HBO LA. “We had hoped that after we explored every possible business scenario with WestStar’s management, […]

    October 8, 2013CinemaNo comments
  19. When Parliament convenes, will Mia Mottley, Stephen Lashley and Adriel Brathwaite respect the wishes of The Concerned Creative Citizens Group (CCCG)? Or will Bajans be ignored yet again?

    {EDITOR’s NOTE: In this special Release, there is a copy of a PDF which is Downloadable and can be found at various points, apart from the Group’s Facebook page – if you want to twist the ear of your respective MP in relation to this matter? Please feel free!} The Concerned Creative Citizens Group (CCCG) […]

    June 11, 2013Culture, Political1 comment
  20. “Year Zero” by Rob Reid, Intergalactic Copyright? From the guy who created Rhapsody after Audiogalaxy’s demise

    Nick has just been tapped to clean up this mess before things get ugly. Thankfully, this unlikely galaxy-hopping hero does know a thing or two about copyright law. Now, with Carly and Frampton as his guides, Nick has forty-eight hours to save humanity—while hoping to wow the hot girl who lives down the hall from […]

    March 17, 2013Books, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments
  21. Should Barbados’ Culinary Treasures be Registered? What amounts to Copyright Infringement in the wrong hands…

    The steel pan is viewed by many as the last invention of the 20th Century, all would agree that Trinidad is its place of origin yet the entire Caribbean embraces it as a staple of culture within our small archipelago. However, there are some Americans who feel since they made certain modifications on the instrument, […]

    December 11, 2011Agriculture, Featured, Travel4 comments
  22. UK Foreign Secretary William Hague writes on Cyber security – London hosts Conference on Cyberspace

    The advent and development of cyberspace is transforming our world and revolutionising our everyday lives. This may become a global challenge and require a global, co-ordinated response. However, until now, the debate around what form this response should take has been fragmented and lacked focus. The UK believes this must change. More international consensus is […]

    November 2, 2011Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  23. Globe Cinema shows Marvel Comics movie ahead of World Debut – What contract claws let them show Wolverine before 1 May??

    Can you recall when a video chain outlet in Barbados had “Rambo: First Blood – Part 3” about six weeks or so before the Globe cinema & drive-in here got it, and there was such a hue and cry that it made the Brass Tacks radio talk show on VOB? The uproar nearly destroyed the […]

    April 30, 2009Controversy, Entertainment, Featured4 comments

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    April 29, 2009EntertainmentNo comments
  25. IMPORTANT! Barbadian copyright seminar on Saturday at Frank Collymore Hall

    You are invited to a seminar hosted by B-COPY (the Barbados Copyright Agency) and the NCF this Saturday, Nov. 15 from 2-5 p.m. at the meeting room at Frank Collymore Hall. If you are published and want to learn how you can protect your works from unlicensed copying, then you need to be at this […]

    November 13, 2008Entertainment, NewsNo comments