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Weinstein Company Sale Implosion: NY Attorney General Weighs In

Deadline reports: "We’re finally getting some reaction, if not explanation, about the abrupt announcement last night that the board of directors of The Weinstein...

Studios Must Face Trimmed Lawsuit Over CG Characters in Blockbuster Movies

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "Disney, Fox, and Paramount got a mixed decision on Wednesday in a case that tests Hollywood's liability for using a...

Disney Misused ‘Star Wars,’ ‘Frozen’ Copyrights, Says Judge

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "Disney has failed in its initial efforts to get a judge to stop Redbox from disassembling "combo packs" — a Blu-ray...

Paramount Loses Latest Bid to Revive Lawsuit Against Dissatisfied Investors

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "Unfortunately for the studio, Paramount suffered another loss on Tuesday at New York's highest appellate court. Allianz Risk Transfer was one...

Judge Rules News Publishers Violated Copyright by Embedding Tweets

Billboard reports: "In a huge surprise, a New York federal judge on Thursday delivered a blow to nine news organizations defending their use of...

Facebook sued by family of man whose killing was posted online

The Verge reports: "The family of Robert Godwin Sr., a Cleveland man whose killing was shared on Facebook video, has sued the platform for...

Songwriters are getting a huge pay raise from streaming services

The Verge reports: "On Saturday, the Copyright Royalty Board (CRB) announced that songwriters will get a pay raise from streaming services for the next...
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Twitch wins $1.3m lawsuit against view bots

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "Twitch has won a key victory in its ongoing campaign against illegal bots. The firm has been awarded over $1.37m after a...

Enrique Iglesias Sues Universal Music Group Over ‘Millions’ in Streaming Royalties

Variety reports: "Enrique Iglesias filed a federal lawsuit on Wednesday against Universal Music Group, contending that his former label deprived him of his share of streaming...

SoundExchange Launches Free NOI Loookup Of 60M Songs

Hypebot reports: "SoundExchange subsidiary SXWorks has launched a free database that allows music publishers and songwriters to search more than 60 million address unknown...
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