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Oops . . . They Did It Again

On June 18, 2010 By Lauren Jacques

Oops…they did it again. The Spears family (a.k.a. the consanguine of pop icon Ms. Britney Spears) has landed itself back in court, and back in the national news headlines this week. Cleverly coined “Britneygate,” the oh-so-entertaining dispute between Britney Spears’ mother, Lynne, and Britney’s ex-manager, Sam Lufti, is now set to play out in [...]

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Hasta La Vista, Paparazzi?

On October 18, 2009 By Jenn Weizenecker

The Terminator has added a new weapon to the arsenals of celebrities, like himself, who are waging an ongoing war against the paparazzi. This past Sunday, Governor Schwarzenegger signed an amendment to California’s anti-paparazzi law, which will allow lawsuits against media outlets that provide compensation for and first publish images that they knew [...]

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Monday Morning JetLawg

On September 27, 2009 By JETLaw

In the news . . .

Paparazzi sues New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and wife Gisele after couple’s bodyguards allegedly shot at photographers.

Copyright protection system infringes?

Microsoft files suit against five companies for engaging in “malvertising“.

The battle over Google Voice on [...]

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Although she is only one of many stars that drive the lucrative celebrity news industry, in 2007 Britney Spears’ personal woes made her arguably the “most bankable star.” Many unique pictures of Britney fetched the paparazzi paychecks exceeding $10,000. Everywhere Britney goes, paparazzi follow, and follow dangerously. In early January 2008, four paparazzi [...]

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