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copyright-infringement

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Piracy police hijack ads on copyright-infringing websites

British police have come up with a new way of cutting off funding to websites that illegally share music and movies.

By July 29, 2014

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Embedding copyright-infringing video is not a crime, court rules

Appeals judge Richard Posner says MyVidster, a social video bookmarking site sued by Flava Works, doesn't encourage swapping and thus doesn't embolden infringement.

By August 3, 2012

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Pandora sued by record labels for copyright infringement

Sony, Warner, and Universal argue that under state law, the music streaming service must pay license fees for songs recorded before 1972.

By April 17, 2014

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Android app pirates plead guilty to copyright infringement

The Justice Department makes its first ever conviction against counterfeit mobile app distributors. The men that ran the AppBucket Web site reportedly distributed more than one million copyrighted apps.

By March 24, 2014

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Movie studios target mobile apps for copyright infringement

Apps that contain the likeness of movie characters such as Spiderman, Green Lantern, or Bilbo Baggins have come under scrutiny from Hollywood.

By February 28, 2013

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Next up for Oracle v. Google -- the US Supreme Court?

Google petitions the highest court in the country to overturn a previous appeals court ruling favoring Oracle, which in itself overturned a mixed bag of earlier district court rulings.

By October 9, 2014

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Dear Aereo: Good luck. You'll need it. Signed, Napster and Grokster vets

Aereo's Supreme Court defeat stirred memories of Napster and Grokster, startups that faced media giants in court -- and lost. These are their lessons for the aftermath.

By July 3, 2014

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Vine in the cross-hairs as FIFA, ESPN seek World Cup takedowns

Social media is a company's best friend -- until it involves copyrights and trademarks. The latest example: Sports broadcasters are cracking down on 6-second clips of the World Cup.

By July 2, 2014

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How Supreme Court ruling affects Aereo, the cloud, and you

The court was loud and clear: Aereo's streaming TV business is illegal. But the decision raises more questions than it answers.

By June 26, 2014

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Google could flag adjusted search results, report says

Under new European rules Google has to remove links to offending material online, but you will at least know when your search results have been doctored.

By June 9, 2014