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YouTuber Who Slammed Copyright Lawsuit Against Katy Perry Hit With Copyright Complaint From Perry’s Publisher

Breaking Katy Perry’s writers lost a $2.8m lawsuit against Christian rapper Flame last year over the use of a handful of notes. Musician Adam Neely published a hit video on YouTube slamming the lawsuit but in a bizarre twist, Perry’s publisher Warner Chappell has now filed an infringement complaint against Neely. Not only have they […]

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Cox Is Liable for Pirating Subscribers, Hit With $1 Billion Damages Verdict

Breaking Internet provider Cox Communications is responsible for the copyright infringements of its subscribers, a Virginia federal jury has ruled. The ISP is contributorily and vicariously liable for the copyright infringements and must pay a group of music companies $1 billion in damages. The ISP has already announced that it will appeal. Last year Cox […]

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Documentary Detailing How “Geniuses Steal” Hit With Blurred Lines Copyright Complaint

Breaking A web-series dedicated to debunking myths surrounding copyright and copying has run into trouble. The latest episode, “The Creativity Delusion: Geniuses Steal”, uses video and audio snippets to show how great inventors and artists base their work on the creations of others. Unfortunately, YouTube’s ContentID system has hit the video with four complaints, including […]

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“Confidential” HDMI Specifications Docs Hit With DMCA Takedown

A Github user who archived documents detailing every HDMI specification since its inception has been hit with a DMCA takedown notice. According to Consumer Technology Association member HDMI Licensing Administrator LLC, the documents are both copyrighted and confidential. A second notice, filed by the CTA itself, curiously demanded the removal of publicly available documents. HDMI […]

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TVAddons Hit With Trademark Complaint By Cricket Australia

Leading Kodi add-on resource TVAddons has received an interesting complaint from Australian cricket governing body, Cricket Australia. While TVAddons quickly complied with its demands, the details of the takedown notice are quite unusual, given that they don’t mention the word ‘copyright’ even once. TVAddons is perhaps the best well known Kodi add-on resource around today. […]