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Charter Challenges Copyright Registrations of Music Recordings

Billboard reports: "Record giants scored a coup late last year when a Virginia jury not only held Cox Communications liable for copyright infringement but...

Comcast Seeks Dismissal of Stan Kroenke’s Antitrust Suit

Hollywood Reporter reports: "Failing to negotiate an extension of a regional sports network doesn't amount to an unlawful refusal to deal, argues that cable...

Industry chief tells Facebook to adapt to EU

VentureBeat reports: "EU industry commissioner Thierry Breton said on Monday it was up to Facebook to adapt to Europe’s standards, not the other way...

Sinclair Settles Tribune Lawsuit, Will Pay Nexstar $60 Million

Hollywood Reporter reports: "Sinclair Broadcast Group has settled the lawsuit stemming from its failed $3.9 billion takeover of Tribune Media. The merger was scuttled...

Facebook’s dodgy defaults face more scrutiny in Europe

TechCrunch reports: "Italy’s Competition and Markets Authority has launched proceedings against Facebook for failing to fully inform users about the commercial uses it makes...

U.K. Parliament Passes Brexit Law, Leaving Film, TV Incentives Unaffected

Variety reports: "The U.K. Parliament on Wednesday evening passed legislation paving the way for the country to leave the European Union on Jan. 31,...

Women suing Riot Games may be entitled to $400m not $10m

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "The ongoing class action lawsuit against Riot Games over alleged gender discrimination faces a remarkable new challenge, as two government agencies wade...

Hasbro’s $3.8B Takeover Of Entertainment One Cleared By UK Antitrust Body

Deadline reports: "Hasbro’s $3.8B deal to acquire film and TV studio Entertainment One has been given the green light by the UK’s antitrust body....

Facebook accused of shutting out mobile competitors in lawsuit

The Verge reports: "Facebook is facing a Class Action Complaint from mobile app developers that allege the company revoked access to data in an...

Game Makers Stare Down Major Union Drive

Hollywood Reporter reports: "As global video game spending marked a new high in 2019 at $109 billion, per Nielsen’s SuperData division, calls to unionize...