Documentary filmmaker Jennifer Nelson is challenging the copyright to the happy birthday song after being asked to pay $1,500 to Warner Music to use the tune in her film.
As the digital age progresses, is the Digital Millennium Copyright Act moving with it? Harvard Law Professor Jonathan Zittrain explains the law and its upcoming tests.
The eccentric Megaupload founder is back with a new service that's sure to be a stick in the craw of the U.S. federal prosecutors pursuing a copyright infringement case against him. Also, libraries may be moving to a bookless future,…
Some of the nation's largest Internet Service Providers are teaming with the music and recording industry to block access to web sites that don't follow copyright laws.
A Maine state senate candidate gets attacked for her online gaming activities, and a startup that wants to help you sell your used MP3s goes to court against a big entertainment company.
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Basketball star Michael Jordan is suing a Chinese company that makes sportswear. He says Qiodan is using his name without permission, and has filed suit in a Chinese court.
We watched the collective web flex its muscles last week as sites went dark in protest of SOPA and PIPA, effectively killing the anti-piracy bills that were up for review in both houses of Congress. Time for a new acronym:…