Anyone's now free to record or perform the 92-year-old songwriter's parodies without owing royalties or consulting lawyers. And that's not a joke.
Members of the European Parliament vote today on a proposal that could make it harder for internet users to share songs, videos and other copyrighted content online.
Sari Sharoni, an associate at the law firm Covington & Burling, joined us to discuss whether groups can legally prevent others from appropriating their language.
Critics say the law is too broad, and that's had unintended consequences.
"I think you're going to really see an explosion in the repair economy," the CEO of iFixit says.
Can you copyright a dance move?
Could this be the beginning of the end of internet memes?
It’s common for commemorations of Martin Luther King Jr. Day to include excerpts from his famous “I Have a Dream” speech. But there’s good reason not to play it in full: The work in its entirety is copyrighted. Click the audio player above to hear the full story.
An effort to modernize Europe’s digital rules is controversial.
We talked with the guy who helps represent Albert Einstein's estate.