Twitter Suspends Accounts Of Two Major Sports Websites After NFL Complaints

Twitter Suspends Accounts Of Two Major Sports Websites After NFL Complaints
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Batmobile Given Copyright Protection By U.S. Court of Appeals

Batmobile Given Copyright Protection By U.S. Court of Appeals
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Courts Are Going Bananas In Major Copyright Case Involving Monkey

A major debate is taking place as to whether or not an animal can own the copyright to a selfie that the animal itself took. The curious animal in question is ...

Getty Images Tries To Sue Famed Hacker Magazine Over Content It Has No Copyright Over

Notorious copyright troll Getty Images has once again been caught making illegitimate claims of copyright infringement. Yet unlike most small businesses and ind...

In Germany, Taking Pictures Of Food You Purchased Is Now Illegal

For many years there have been different stories about cooks who think that people taking photographs of their food are "stealing" something. According to a...

Big Media Companies Sued For Using YouTube Clip Without Permission

CNN and Canada’s CBC and will face legal action after the two media houses allegedly took a 31 second video clip from YouTube and utilized it in their news br...

Copyright Troll Illegally Extorts $2 Million Per Year From Those Singing 'Happy Birthday'

Groundbreaking evidence has emerged that shows the song “Happy Birthday To You” was indeed in the public domain years before Warner /Chappell claimed copyri...

Media Giant Wants You To Pay To Sing 'Happy Birthday'

Despite being the English language’s most popular song, “Happy Birthday to You” actually belongs to Warner/Chappell and is not public domain. The company ...

Global Mega DJ David Guetta Credits File Sharing For Packed Live Shows

While Big Media lobby bodies like the Recording Industry Artists Association (RIAA) insist on criminalizing those who share music and have long blamed piracy fo...

Wikipedia Fighting European Push To Ban The Free Use Of Photos Of Public Spaces

Under European copyright law a well constructed exception allows people to create and make use of photographs of public places with very little restriction. The...

FTC Pushes For Big Overhaul Of U.S. Patent Laws

In what has surely been a long time coming, the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is pushing the Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) to drastically re-work its ru...

Judge Calls Patent Troll “Ingenious Crooked Extortionate Operation”

Convicted patent troll Prenda was in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals Monday to appeal sanctions leveled against it two years ago for abusive legal practices th...

Farmers Not Allowed To Repair Tractors Because Of Copyright Law

Over the last week stories have starting to appear about farmers unable to repair tractors and working Americans unable to repair their cars because of copyrigh...

Should You Be Allowed To Repair Your Own Car? Automakers Say No!

The concept of ownership is at risk of disappearing in America. From music to software to fonts the trend is toward the average American becoming a mere limited...