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Last Build Date: Tue, 18 Jul 2017 14:00:19 +0000

 



Aggregator vs. Aggregator

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 13:30:12 +0000

Leading Facebook Aggregation company Distractify has filed a lawsuit against its competitor 22 Words, signaling a big change for copyright and the internet.

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3 Count: River City Ransoming

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 13:00:50 +0000

Rimini Street says dispute with Oracle is more about contract law than copyright, River City Ransom sequel removed from Steam and more VidAngel news.

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3 Count: Advertising Wars

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 13:00:43 +0000

Proctor and Gamble sued by photographer, aggregator Distractify sues competitor 22 Words and ABC-CBN wins $1 million judgment against 19 different sites.

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The Essay Mill Spam Bots of Twitter

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 13:30:17 +0000

Bots are a well-known problem on Twitter. What's less known is that many are pushing essay mill services to students and researchers.

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3 Count: Monkey Appeal

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 13:00:20 +0000

Monkey selfie case is heard before the appeals court, Chelsea Clinton is accused of copyright infringement in her book and Yandex stops song sharing.

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3 Count: Zoo Escape

Wed, 12 Jul 2017 13:00:04 +0000

Disney wins dismissal of Zootopia lawsuit, Spotify signs long-term deal with Sony Music and Dalek documentary on hold due to copyright issues.

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The Dangers of Building Your Business On Someone Else’s Platform

Tue, 11 Jul 2017 13:30:20 +0000

YouTube and Photobucket recently changed their policies and, with it, brought catastrophe to countless creators and businesses.

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3 Count: Lawsuit Riot

Tue, 11 Jul 2017 13:00:50 +0000

Riot Games files a lawsuit against Chinese mobile game developer, Daily Mail sued over viral videos and Irish newspaper lawsuit settled via apology.

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3 Count: Lord of the Settlement

Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:00:26 +0000

Warner Bros. settles a dispute with the J.R.R. Tolkien estate, Penthouse Magazine files a lawsuit against Jared Leto and movie studios attack VidAngel.

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Photobucket and a Different Kind of Content Theft

Thu, 06 Jul 2017 13:30:12 +0000

Back in 2007, I wrote an article entitle “Why I Embed My Images“. The premise was that, for most blogs, images made up the bulk of 3rd-party content. That makes image hotlinking a way to protect yourself against questionable copyright notices. It was a stupid, no-good, dumb idea. I’d already backed away from it by […]

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