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Broadcasters Score Big Legal Win Against Locast, a Popular App Streaming...

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC have gained a huge court decision that could imperil the ongoing viability of Locast, a...

Major Labels And Publishers Hit Charter Communications With $400M+ Copyright Infringement...

Music Business Worldwide reports: "US-based internet service provider Charter Communications has been hit with a seismic copyright infringement lawsuit." Read more

New Bitcoin tax plans could stifle greener blockchain tech

The Verge reports: "Ongoing efforts to pass a bipartisan infrastructure bill could reshape the cryptocurrency world, as lawmakers debate new tax-reporting requirements on various...

Amazon Slapped With Record $887 Million Data-Privacy Fine by EU Agency

Variety reports: "Amazon has been fined €746 million, equivalent to $887 million, for allegedly violating a European Union data-privacy law with targeted advertising. It’s...

American Law Institute Decision Could Make It Harder for Creators to...

Billboard reports: "Opponents of copyright "Restatement" project say the influential legal organization has ignored dissenting opinions when it voted to approve a draft last...

Bill Ackman Calls Off SPAC Deal for Universal Music Group

Variety reports: "Billionaire investor Bill Ackman announced early Monday that he has decided not to use his SPAC to acquire a 10% stake in...

A Hacker’s Plan to Make Digital TV More Useful Hits Legal...

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "In a long-running legal battle over the constitutionality of an anti-piracy statute, a federal judge in the nation’s capital has...

UK leaders call for 50% of stream revenue to be paid...

Hypebot reports: "A bombshell study released by the UK Parliament calls for comprehensive reform “not only to redress the balance for songwriters, performers, and...

Facebook says FTC chair shouldn’t help decide the future of its...

The Verge reports: "Facebook has asked recently confirmed Federal Trade Commission chair Lina Khan to recuse herself from the agency’s antitrust fight against Facebook,...

California on Track to Increase Film and TV Tax Credits By...

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "Hollywood could be looking at a sizable new hand out. A bill that was unveiled in the California state legislature...