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Facebook Co-Founder Aids FTC in Antitrust Investigation

The Verge reports: "Facebook co-founder and outspoken critic Chris Hughes is working with regulators as they investigate whether the company should be broken up...

TikTok Turns to Copyright Tribunal In Licensing Dispute With Collecting Societies

Billboard reports: "Video-sharing app TikTok has applied to the British courts in an attempt to resolve one of several licensing battles it is currently...

FTC Fines Facebook $5B, Adds Limited Oversight on Privacy

Hollywood Reporter reports: "The fine is the largest the Federal Trade Commission has levied on a tech company, though it won't make much of...

Piracy Is Not The Problem, Free YouTube and Spotify Are, says...

Hypebot reports: "With efforts to fight music piracy seen as largely successful, at least one music trade group executive is saying out loud what...

Nintendo Faces Class Action Lawsuit Over Joy-Con Drifting Defect

gamesindustry.biz reports: "A class action lawsuit is being prepared against Nintendo of America as complaints spread of a defect with the Switch's Joy-Con controllers....

Congressional Testimony Reveals Some Faults in Facebook’s Digital Currency Plans

TechCrunch reports: "As Facebook continues to lay the foundation for getting some of the world’s largest payment processing and technology companies a seat at...

FaceApp Responds To Privacy Concerns

TechCrunch reports: "FaceApp, the AI-powered selfie-editing app that’s been having another viral moment of late, has now responded to a privacy controversy that we...

U.S. Proposes Barring Facebook and Other Big Tech Firms From Offering...

VentureBeat reports: "A proposal to prevent big technology companies from functioning as financial institutions or issuing digital currencies has been circulated for discussion by...

Hollywood Docket: Music Industry Antitrust; Video Game Humvees; Paul Haggis DNA

Hollywood Reporter reports: "A roundup of recent developments in entertainment and media law including a long-dormant case about copyright law's anti-hacking provisions." Read more

IP Holders Can Now Manually Timestamp YouTube Videos In Copyright Claims

gamesindustry.biz reports: "Google has updated the process for copyright holders to manually claim against videos on YouTube. In a post on the YouTube Creators blog,...