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The Devil Listens to Nirvana . . .

On March 3, 2010 By

This past summer, in only the second lawsuit of its kind to go to trial, Boston University graduate student Joel Tenenbaum was ordered to pay four record labels a total of $675,000 in damages for illegally downloading 30 songs and sharing them online. The decision came one day after the 25-year-old doctoral student […]

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No Doubt Cries "Don't Speak" to Band Hero Avatars

On November 16, 2009 By

In a digital world, where celebrities’ images and recordings are easily manipulated, distorted, and distributed, it is refreshing to see musical group No Doubt take control of its representations.

No Doubt filed a lawsuit against Activision, the publishers of the popular Band Hero video game, Wednesday, November 4. No Doubt seeks an injunction […]

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Guitar Hero, Kurt Cobain & the Twitter Tirade

On September 23, 2009 By

Courtney Love is threatening to sue the makers of Guitar Hero over their representation of her late husband in Guitar Hero 5. Making her position (very) public, Ms. Love launched a “tirade” against Activision over Twitter, threatening to sue on behalf of “the […]

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