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Using an all too familiar logical construct the Supreme Court determined that what Aereo did was not a public performance within the meaning of the Copyright Act but was still infringement because it was a public performance This construct…

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Recently I was driving around between appointments and flipping through radio stations on Sirius XM I came across a song that at first I thought was the summer hit by Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams - Blurred Lines But…

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Copyright is important in all forms of media because it provides legal ownership over the work someone produces This allows the author artist etc control over how their work is used Without copyright laws content could be stolen from…

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As briefly discussed above Peteski brought this action against Deadspin because Deadspin copied the Dr Phil show that had an exclusive interview with Ronaiah Tuiasosopo Tuiasosopo is the brains and voice behind the hoax that was played on Notre…

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The National Press Photographers Association NPPA recently announced that it is joining the other cast of characters who have filed a class action complaint against Google claiming as the other plaintiffs have that Google's Google Book Search program violates…

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White dropped his class certification request in an amended complaint and sought to receive an unspecified amount in damages on the basis that his copyrighted legal briefs had been included in both Westlaw's Litigator database and LexisNexis's Briefs Pleadings…

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final judgment that was made by the New Jersey District Court in favor of Tetris Holding with respect to its copyright and trade dress infringement claims against Xio Interactive Inc I would issue this obvious warning Copycats Beware…

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For some time I have known that we have been experiencing what seemed to be a rather large copyright infringement problem For example I know of very large entities that routinely would copy and paste our articles remove links…

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Last week a petition was created to petition the White House to take down the website Jerk com To date the petition has unfortunately not received many votes Earlier today I was the th e-signer of the petition My…

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A Chicago musician called Rebecca Francescatti says that Lady Gaga stole part of her song Juda for the hit song Judas More specifically the complaint alleges that a particular portion of Judas violates Francescatti s exclusive rights of reproduction…

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Jerk com isn t the worst website on the Internet by a long shot but the arrogance with which the site is operated and seems to flagrantly disregard copyright laws is astounding If you are going to use a…

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This case started back in when the newspaper publishers took Google to court stating that the popular search engine was infringing on their copyright They had been trying to get Google to compensate them for using their online content…

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