Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Blog post: Can you copyright a tweet?

Andrés Guadamuz has written a blog post about whether tweets can be copyrighted and done so from a European perspective. In his conclusion, Guadamuz writes:
...it is my firm belief that a large number of tweets in Europe are protected by copyright...
 That tidbit should be enough to get you to read the entire article!

In terms of the difference in how the U.S. and EU view the copyright on short works, he recommends "How much is too much? Copyright protection of short portions of text in the United States and European Union after InfoPaq International A/S v. Danske Dabblades."

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