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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 [...]Continue Reading →
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Young German novelist claims “intertextuality,” not plagiarism, in face of praise-turned-criticism.
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On Friday, January 22, Judge Michael Davis reduced the jury award by ninety-seven percent in a case brought by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) against Minnesota mother Jammie Thomas-Rasset for copyright infringement of twenty-four songs obtained through illegal file sharing, calling the original fine “monstrous and shocking.” This case [...]Continue Reading →
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Looming legal battle? Eminem samples voicemails from Mariah Carey in new song and threatens to release nude photos.Continue Reading →
In 1997, Charles Nesson and Jonathan Zittrain founded the Berkman Center for Internet & Society. A research center focusing on legal study of the Internet, notable fellows have included Jimbo Wales, Larry Lessig, John Perry Barlow, and Yochai Benkler. The Center has recently transcended academia to defending an admitted filesharer in the ongoing war against [...]Continue Reading →
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