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# copyright - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

Singer Katy Perry's 2013 hit Dark Horse copied Christian rap song, jury finds
# Dark Horse
# Dark Horse

Singer Katy Perry's 2013 hit Dark Horse copied Christian rap song, jury finds

Jul 30th 2019, 9:01 AM 23,461 Views 28 Comments

Perry’s hit Dark Horse bears similarities to Joyful Noise by Flame, who first took a case against the singer in 2014.

# copyright - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

MEPs vote in controversial laws that places copyright responsibility on Google and YouTube
# European Parliament
# European Parliament

MEPs vote in controversial laws that places copyright responsibility on Google and YouTube

Mar 26th 2019, 8:40 PM 14,127 Views 46 Comments

Intense lobbying was done by tech giants like Google, which profits hugely from the advertising generated alongside the content it hosts.

# copyright - Thursday 7 February, 2019

Singer songwriter brings copyright infringement action to High Court over One Direction song
# Damages Claim
# Damages Claim

Singer songwriter brings copyright infringement action to High Court over One Direction song

Feb 7th 2019, 5:54 PM 21,784 Views 0 Comments

David Lewis Smith claims the One Direction release Night Changes infringes his musical work.

# copyright - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

Gardaí arrest four in crackdown on illegal TV streaming
# Dodgy Boxes
# Dodgy Boxes

Gardaí arrest four in crackdown on illegal TV streaming

Sep 12th 2018, 8:57 AM 100,310 Views 142 Comments

The Garda Criminal Assets Bureau has also sought to freeze bank accounts worth €84,000.

# copyright - Sunday 24 June, 2018

Explainer: Why tech experts think the EU's proposed copyright law will 'screw up the whole internet'
# Filtering
# Filtering

Explainer: Why tech experts think the EU's proposed copyright law will 'screw up the whole internet'

Jun 24th 2018, 10:00 PM 23,569 Views 56 Comments

Internet users have been warned that even their beloved memes are at risk.

# copyright - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

Poll: Have you ever illegally streamed or downloaded entertainment?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you ever illegally streamed or downloaded entertainment?

Jan 16th 2018, 9:08 AM 36,401 Views 96 Comments

We won’t tell.

# copyright - Thursday 16 November, 2017

'I made just 97p in a month from plays of Brewing Up A Storm on YouTube'
# Questions Of Copyright
# Questions Of Copyright

'I made just 97p in a month from plays of Brewing Up A Storm on YouTube'

Nov 16th 2017, 2:18 PM 64,284 Views 78 Comments

At the launch of a new IMRO report today, there was a serious focus on the issue of copyright and how much musicians make from sites like YouTube.

# copyright - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

New Zealand political party ordered to pay €351k to Eminem in copyright case
# Lose Yourself
# Lose Yourself

New Zealand political party ordered to pay €351k to Eminem in copyright case

Oct 25th 2017, 7:42 AM 16,715 Views 8 Comments

The National Party had used a work entitled ‘Eminem Esque’ which the rapper’s publishers said was actually one of his songs under a different name.

# copyright - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

British photographer wins court battle over monkey selfie
# Monkey See Monkey Sue
# Monkey See Monkey Sue

British photographer wins court battle over monkey selfie

Sep 12th 2017, 9:43 PM 36,556 Views 52 Comments

Peta had argued that the monkey called Naruto owned the copyright to the photo.

# copyright - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Founder of TheLiberal.ie posts apology for breaching copyright in light font
# Misc
# Misc

Founder of TheLiberal.ie posts apology for breaching copyright in light font

Jul 13th 2017, 4:24 PM 18,204 Views 30 Comments

Leo Sherlock was ordered to apologise as part of a court settlement.

# copyright - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

As The Beatles' first single approaches the '56-year rule', Paul McCartney settles rights lawsuit
# Been A Hard Pay Fight
# Been A Hard Pay Fight

As The Beatles' first single approaches the '56-year rule', Paul McCartney settles rights lawsuit

Jul 4th 2017, 8:33 AM 38,480 Views 20 Comments

The former Beatle had filed an action against Sony ATV Music Publishing.

# copyright - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

You can now sing Happy Birthday for free
# That's A Relief
# That's A Relief

You can now sing Happy Birthday for free

Feb 9th 2016, 10:14 PM 13,578 Views 14 Comments

Strictly speaking every time you’ve sung it in recent times you’ve been breaching copyright. Not any longer however…

# copyright - Thursday 14 January, 2016

Fianna Fáil wants a new law to protect the national anthem
# Remixes
# Remixes

Fianna Fáil wants a new law to protect the national anthem

Jan 14th 2016, 2:51 PM 14,554 Views 62 Comments

Amhrán na bhFiann’s copyright expired three years ago.

# copyright - Thursday 7 January, 2016

Judge rules selfie monkey can't own photo copyright
# Naruto
# Naruto

Judge rules selfie monkey can't own photo copyright

Jan 7th 2016, 12:37 PM 19,345 Views 36 Comments

PETA petitioned the court to have the macaque “declared the author and owner of his photograph”.

# copyright - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

Kim Dotcom is falling into the clutches of the US but he's vowing to fight on
# MegaVideo
# MegaVideo

Kim Dotcom is falling into the clutches of the US but he's vowing to fight on

Dec 23rd 2015, 7:54 AM 14,681 Views 26 Comments

A New Zealand court has decided that he can be extradited.

# copyright - Sunday 1 November, 2015

Print and be damned? Germany unsure of what to do with 'Mein Kampf'
# Adolf Hitler
# Adolf Hitler

Print and be damned? Germany unsure of what to do with 'Mein Kampf'

Nov 1st 2015, 10:15 AM 26,151 Views 76 Comments

“There is a German peculiarity of worrying about what others might say.”

# copyright - Friday 9 October, 2015

A court has ruled that this man can't copyright yoga poses
# Downward Facing Dog
# Downward Facing Dog

A court has ruled that this man can't copyright yoga poses

Oct 9th 2015, 4:37 PM 12,739 Views 17 Comments

Bikram Choudhury has taken credit for extending the careers of sports stars like John McEnroe.

# copyright - Thursday 24 September, 2015

Photographer back in court over monkey selfie
# Hail To The Chimp
# Hail To The Chimp

Photographer back in court over monkey selfie

Sep 24th 2015, 8:55 AM 27,820 Views 54 Comments

US animal rights activists PETA have taken the nature photographer involved to court over the snap.

# copyright - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

Good news for film producers ... people can now sing 'Happy Birthday' without being sued
# Long Legal Battle
# Long Legal Battle

Good news for film producers ... people can now sing 'Happy Birthday' without being sued

Sep 23rd 2015, 4:00 PM 15,517 Views 9 Comments

Warner Chappell Music does “not own a valid copyright,” a judge said.

Lindt has beaten Haribo in a bitter court battle over gummy bears
# Sweet Deposition
# Sweet Deposition

Lindt has beaten Haribo in a bitter court battle over gummy bears

Sep 23rd 2015, 10:55 AM 17,897 Views 13 Comments

Haribo argued that Lindt’s bear-shaped chocolates infringed on their gummy bear.

# copyright - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

A Twitter campaign appealing to Taylor Swift's sound side just paid off
# Shake It Off
From The Daily Edge
# Shake It Off

A Twitter campaign appealing to Taylor Swift's sound side just paid off

Aug 4th 2015, 8:17 AM 3,271 Views 0 Comments

Haters gonna hate, hate, hate, hate, hate…

# copyright - Monday 27 July, 2015

Twitter's been cracking down on stolen jokes - and it's not a new thing
# Copyright
# Copyright

Twitter's been cracking down on stolen jokes - and it's not a new thing

Jul 27th 2015, 5:20 PM 9,333 Views 17 Comments

If you’re losing out commercially, it will.

# copyright - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

Neil Young to Donald Trump: 'Cease and desist from rockin' in the free world'
# No You Did Not
# No You Did Not

Neil Young to Donald Trump: 'Cease and desist from rockin' in the free world'

Jun 17th 2015, 8:33 PM 15,711 Views 34 Comments

The Don apparently didn’t have permission to use his music to launch his presidential campaign yesterday.

# copyright - Friday 5 June, 2015

Artist says Catholic paper used image without permission to promote faith in the home
# Losing My Religion
# Losing My Religion

Artist says Catholic paper used image without permission to promote faith in the home

Jun 5th 2015, 11:03 AM 18,321 Views 71 Comments

“They no longer live ‘happily ever after’ … Being the child of parents with no faith is tough.”

# copyright - Saturday 21 March, 2015

Why do map makers create fake towns?
# Mapping It Out
# Mapping It Out

Why do map makers create fake towns?

Mar 21st 2015, 5:30 PM 27,599 Views 17 Comments

Very sneaky cartographers. Very sneaky.

# copyright - Monday 5 January, 2015

Google was asked to remove 345 million 'pirate' links in 2014
# Copyright Infringement
# Copyright Infringement

Google was asked to remove 345 million 'pirate' links in 2014

Jan 5th 2015, 3:42 PM 7,021 Views 9 Comments

The number of requests increased by 75% compared to 2013.

# copyright - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

Pharrell Williams and other mega music stars threaten to sue YouTube for $1 billion
# Not So Happy Now
# Not So Happy Now

Pharrell Williams and other mega music stars threaten to sue YouTube for $1 billion

Dec 23rd 2014, 5:06 PM 18,617 Views 23 Comments

It’s all about copyright and who gets paid for artists’ tracks.

# copyright - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

Playboy magazine sues entertainment.ie over nude Kate Moss photos
# Copyright
# Copyright

Playboy magazine sues entertainment.ie over nude Kate Moss photos

Dec 9th 2014, 6:25 PM 21,873 Views 32 Comments

Playboy says the link was published a week before the 60th edition of the magazine and it destroyed the exclusivity of the shoot.

# copyright - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Pirate Bay co-founder arrested after attempting to cross border into Thailand
# Copyright
# Copyright

Pirate Bay co-founder arrested after attempting to cross border into Thailand

Nov 4th 2014, 5:40 PM 11,979 Views 27 Comments

Fredrik Neij reportedly fled to Southeast Asia after being released on bail.

# copyright - Monday 3 November, 2014

Heirs of Sherlock Holmes author had their petition refused by US Supreme Court today
# Copyright
# Copyright

Heirs of Sherlock Holmes author had their petition refused by US Supreme Court today

Nov 3rd 2014, 10:13 PM 9,575 Views 4 Comments

A court ruling stands that some of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s stories are no longer in copyright.

# copyright - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Robin Thicke was high when he recorded Blurred Lines, then lied about it
# Hug Me
From The Daily Edge
# Hug Me

Robin Thicke was high when he recorded Blurred Lines, then lied about it

Sep 16th 2014, 8:37 AM 4,685 Views 7 Comments

And he’s jealous of Pharrell Williams.

# copyright - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Photographer loses battle with Wikipedia over this amazing monkey selfie
# War Has Begun
# War Has Begun

Photographer loses battle with Wikipedia over this amazing monkey selfie

Aug 6th 2014, 9:55 PM 43,607 Views 36 Comments

It was “the work of a non-human animal”, apparently…

# copyright - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Apple's distinctive store design has now been trademarked by the EU
# Copyright
# Copyright

Apple's distinctive store design has now been trademarked by the EU

Jul 10th 2014, 3:03 PM 9,368 Views 35 Comments

The ruling means that the layout of Apple’s stores are now registered as a trademark in both the US and EU.

# copyright - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Chris Hadfield's David Bowie cover removed from the internet
# Space Oddity
From The Daily Edge
# Space Oddity

Chris Hadfield's David Bowie cover removed from the internet

May 14th 2014, 7:41 AM 2,746 Views 1 Comment

Houston, we have a problem.

# copyright - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Singing Hallelujah priest's video removed from YouTube after 32 million hits
# Copywrong
From The Daily Edge
# Copywrong

Singing Hallelujah priest's video removed from YouTube after 32 million hits

Apr 30th 2014, 9:14 AM 8,943 Views 8 Comments

It’s a cold and it’s a broken hallelujah.

# copyright - Thursday 27 March, 2014

EU Court of Justice rules that ISPs can be forced to block copyright-infringing sites
# Blocking
# Blocking

EU Court of Justice rules that ISPs can be forced to block copyright-infringing sites

Mar 27th 2014, 4:48 PM 5,923 Views 26 Comments

The ruling allows ISPs to decide the best way to combat copyright violations in their respective country.

# copyright - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Android pirates plead guilty in first counterfeit apps case
# Arr-ndroid
# Arr-ndroid

Android pirates plead guilty in first counterfeit apps case

Mar 25th 2014, 10:01 AM 8,612 Views 8 Comments

More than one million counterfeit apps were sold by US site appbucket.net, which were worth more than €500,000.

# copyright - Saturday 18 January, 2014

Playboy suing Harper's Bazaar for linking to Entertainment.ie Kate Moss pics
# Copyright
From The Daily Edge
# Copyright

Playboy suing Harper's Bazaar for linking to Entertainment.ie Kate Moss pics

Jan 18th 2014, 1:07 PM 33,933 Views 0 Comments

Entertainment.ie is also being sued for publishing the images.

# copyright - Sunday 22 December, 2013

Take an inside peek inside one of Google's most controversial projects
# Google Books
# Google Books

Take an inside peek inside one of Google's most controversial projects

Dec 22nd 2013, 5:30 PM 27,184 Views 24 Comments

Who knew books could cause such a fuss?

# copyright - Saturday 7 December, 2013

'It wasn’t SOPA, we were not doing SOPA': Sherlock defends controversial copyright law
# Online Copyright Law
# Online Copyright Law

'It wasn’t SOPA, we were not doing SOPA': Sherlock defends controversial copyright law

Dec 7th 2013, 8:15 AM 11,353 Views 32 Comments

Junior Minister Seán Sherlock has spoken at length about the controversy surrounding a law enacted last year that some believe will restrict internet freedom.

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