With the Olympics in full swing, lots of people here in Sacramento have been swept up into a patriotic fervor. After all, watching athletes like Gabby Douglas and Ryan Lochte triumph in the name of our country is very inspiring.
A Florida man is facing up to $250,000 in fines and five years in federal prison after being convicted of selling counterfeit CDs at a flea market. According to authorities, he sold thousands of CDs over a span of five years, which of course is a serious copyright infringement. When authorities raided his home, they seized more than 16,000 counterfeit CDs.
The Internet is great for many things. After all, where would we be without Amazon, Priceline or Perez Hilton? Unfortunately, the Internet is also a hotbed for copyright infringement.
University of California-Davis communications specialist Kathy Gravey estimates that she has taken more than one million photographs of bees in her lifetime, but until recently, she had never got a photograph of one in the act of stinging a person.