An anonymous reader writes "Last month, Slashdot published an item, http://yro.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=07/07/14/1
7 19250&from=rss, about the growing problem of false copyright claims, http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_i d =787244#PaperDownload. Today, the Computer & Communications Industry Association, a trade organization representing Google, Microsoft, and other giants, has filed a consumer protection complaint with the FTC against Hollywood studios, the NFL, and major book publishers for including overly broad copyright notices on their products. The Wall Street Journal has the scoop:
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB11859380679048442 5 .html?mod=googlenews_wsj"