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Childish Gambino sued for alleged copyright infringement for 2018 breakthrough song This Is America
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Childish Gambino sued for alleged copyright infringement for 2018 breakthrough song This Is America

As per court documents, Emelike Nwosuocha says Donald Glover's 'This Is America' is "glaringly similar" to a song he released two years prior to its release

Katy Perry sued for $150000 by photo agency due to copyright infringement over old Halloween picture
Entertainment

Katy Perry sued for $150000 by photo agency due to copyright infringement over old Halloween picture

Just last month, Katy Perry and her collaborators were ordered to fork over $2.78 million after a federal jury found that she'd copied one of her hit songs

Draft E-Commerce Policy: A problematic revision of intermediary rules for trademark and copyright liability
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Draft E-Commerce Policy: A problematic revision of intermediary rules for trademark and copyright liability

The current set of rules, as seen, are problematic on many accounts — that they fail to take the actual nature of an e-commerce site into account

India should take lessons from US' MMA; concepts like central database could bring transparency in exchange of music copyrights
India

India should take lessons from US' MMA; concepts like central database could bring transparency in exchange of music copyrights

The existing music copyright system in India is plagued by a sordid lack of transparency in licensing negotiations, enabling copyright societies to extract maximum revenue from buyers whilst withholding fair remuneration from creators

YouTube fights video thieves by notifying owners when their content is stolen
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YouTube fights video thieves by notifying owners when their content is stolen

The new tool will roll out to creators who have over 1,00,000 subscribers, by next week.

Cloud firm Teradata files IP theft suit against SAP, alleges former CTO Vishal Sikka was in the know
Business

Cloud firm Teradata files IP theft suit against SAP, alleges former CTO Vishal Sikka was in the know

Sikka is considered to be the force behind SAP's analytics platform, HANA that had helped the company strengthen its position in the global market

No monkey business in US: San Francisco appeals court favours human over animals in fight over ape selfie
World

No monkey business in US: San Francisco appeals court favours human over animals in fight over ape selfie

A US appeals court on Monday favoured humans over animals in a novel copyright lawsuit filed over a series of entertaining selfies taken by a monkey with a toothy grin.

EU allegedly suppressed a report which found that piracy doesn't affect legal sales of music, movies and games
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EU allegedly suppressed a report which found that piracy doesn't affect legal sales of music, movies and games

The European Commission seems to have suppressed a report which concluded that copyright infringement had no negative impact on legal sales.

Twitter's new terms allowing other companies to republish user content draws flak online
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Twitter's new terms allowing other companies to republish user content draws flak online

Twitter's new terms of service that apparently allow other companies to re-publish content on its platform without any compensation have sparked widespread online criticism.

Two of The Pirate Bay's co-founders found guilty of copyright infringement, ordered to pay $477,000
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Two of The Pirate Bay's co-founders found guilty of copyright infringement, ordered to pay $477,000

When the Court tried contacting the defendants, the co-founders of The Pirate bay, none replied in the stipulated time frame offered by the court.

Kim Dotcom tweets moving to Queenstown following the release of his assets
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Kim Dotcom tweets moving to Queenstown following the release of his assets

New Zealand court had also agreed that Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB) was illegally spying on Kim Dotcom.

Kumar Vishwas-Amitabh Bachchan row shows artists themselves have little respect for copyright
Entertainment

Kumar Vishwas-Amitabh Bachchan row shows artists themselves have little respect for copyright

Kumar Vishwas should have sought permission from Harivansh Rai Bachchan's estate before using his poem

Amitabh Bachchan sends legal notice to AAP leader Kumar Vishwas over use of his father's poem
Bollywood

Amitabh Bachchan sends legal notice to AAP leader Kumar Vishwas over use of his father's poem

Amitabh Bachchan has questioned Kumar Vishwas's use of the Harivansh Rai Bachchan' poem 'Nirman.'

Hindi Medium makers sued for copyright infringement by directors of Bengali film Ramdhanu
Entertainment

Hindi Medium makers sued for copyright infringement by directors of Bengali film Ramdhanu

Bhushan Kumar, co-producer of Hindi Medium, says he hopes that the legal case is not a result of the resounding box office success of Hindi Medium.

All Eyez On Me copyright infringement case blurs the lines between fact and fiction
Entertainment

All Eyez On Me copyright infringement case blurs the lines between fact and fiction

A journalist who is suing the filmmakers of Tupac's biopic All Eyez On Me claims the film lifted much content from his articles on the rapper.

Zootopia copyright battle continues; writer that is suing Disney details plot similarities
Entertainment

Zootopia copyright battle continues; writer that is suing Disney details plot similarities

Plot similarities have now been detailed by the writer that is suing Disney over animated mega hit Zootopia. A hearing has currently been set for June 26

Zootopia might be a rip-off? Lawsuit filed by screenwriter claims Oscar-winning film is not original
Entertainment

Zootopia might be a rip-off? Lawsuit filed by screenwriter claims Oscar-winning film is not original

Zootopia might not be an original film at all with a screenwriter named Gary Goldman filing a lawsuit against Disney.

Rangoon, Raees, Coffee With D: Why films deny their real inspiration closer they get to release
Bollywood

Rangoon, Raees, Coffee With D: Why films deny their real inspiration closer they get to release

In Bollywood, the journey from ‘inspired by real events’ to 'not inspired by any person living or dead' is a short one — as seen in the case of Rangoon, Raees and Coffee With D

Supreme Court questions Google on obscene content; AI could be used to prevent illegal uploads
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Supreme Court questions Google on obscene content; AI could be used to prevent illegal uploads

The Supreme Court of India has questioned Google on whether something can be done to deal with the uploading of obscene content, such as videos with sexual violence, on YouTube. As Google argues, there is no legal obligation on it to discover and monitor such illegal content.

Facebook removes accounts with fake child-cancer posts
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Facebook removes accounts with fake child-cancer posts

Facebook has deleted two accounts following a complaint from a mother of a three-year-old, whose stolen photos were being falsely used to claim he had cancer.