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Grooveshark “Offline by Christmas”… | Digital Music News

Infringement should not be a business model.

On September 29th, the United States District Court in Manhattan found Grooveshark guilty of massive copyright infringement, and specifically named CEO Sam Tarantino and CTO Josh Greenberg as bad actors.

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The Future Of Music

Copyright Law: Taking Photos from another website, think again.

Thinking of taking photos from another website to use for your own? I’d think again. This morning Birss J made his decision in Omnibill v Egpsxxx and Carter. 255 more words

Copyright Law

Naomi Ragen Found Guilty of Plagiarism Again

   

On 11 November 2014, Judge Oded Shacham found Ms Naomi Ragen not guilty of Copyright infringement on a technicality, but nevertheless guilty of infringing the moral rights of another author in a book that she wrote that was ruled as plagiarizing a short story by the other author, a Ms Cynthia Rosengarten (now aged 82). 4,384 more words

Intellectual Property

European Court of Human Rights fines Turkey

European Court of Human Rights (“ECHR”) has recently fined Turkey almost EUR 60 000 for violating Convention on Human Rights (“Convention”) in five separate cases. The most common violations by the state of Turkey of the rights and freedoms under the Convention are: 216 more words

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Azure Networks, LLC et al. v. CSR PLC, et al.


Docket Nos. 2013-1459

REYNA, MAYER (d), CHEN
November 5, 2014

Brief Summary: DC decision that Tri-County lacked standing because its exclusive license was effectively an assignment affirmed. 477 more words

Claim Construction

BuzzFeed BuzzKill...

The more I learn about copyrights, social media, and unorthodox business practices, the more I learn how scummy BuzzFeed’s business model is. They occasionally put together interesting, time-killing lists that many people share and talk about, but it turns out that’s often at the expense of copyright holders. 556 more words

6 things You Must know about Copyrights in Street Art!

Artist’s rights in their street art, whether commissioned or guerrilla, has been in the news with some frequency lately, largely due to suits against American Eagle and Terry Gilliam. 2,262 more words

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