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LimeWire — A Sour Situation

On June 10, 2010 By

If you are even slightly connected to the pulse of the Internet, you know that LimeWire is a popular P2P file-sharing application that allows users to download and share music, movies, and other files over the web. However, you may also question how it has been around for over a decade, and managed […]

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Music business executives may have a rising ally in the war on illegal downloading:  the movie business. A lawsuit filed last Monday in the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C. pits the movie business against those who engage in the unlawful file-sharing of films. Though the lawsuit is not the first of its […]

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Monday Morning JETLawg

On May 10, 2010 By

In the news…

FCC gives Hollywood the green light to deactivate PCs and individual home theaters that show pirated movies.

9th Circuit will decide if First Sale Doctrine excuses eBay sales of record labels’ promotional CDs on eBay.

“Tell-All” generation rethinks privacy issues on Facebook as they enter […]

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Below is the Note abstract for Dr. Strange-rating or: How I Learned that the Motion Picture Association of America’s Film Rating System Constitutes False Advertising, coming to you soon in Volume 12, No. 1 of the Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law.

The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), a trade association whose members include film […]

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It’s been almost four months since the Screen Actors Guild’s (SAG) TV/Theatrical contract with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) expired. Despite forty-four days of negotiating, the two organizations have been unable to reach a new agreement. Talks between the organizations halted June 30, 2008, when Hollywood studios […]

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Just two weeks after JK Rowling won a copyright infringement suit against RDR books, a court in Delhi, India, in a totally separate case, has given the greenlight to Hari Puttar: A Comedy of Terrors.

Warner Brothers, which owns the rights to the Harry Potter franchise, claimed […]

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