Rap Genius Already Hugging It Out With Music Publishers

Turns out Sony and Silicon Valley’s favorite lyric site were already working together. Rest of the industry should follow …
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Facebook Names Ashlie Beringer as Deputy General Counsel

A new litigator appointment for the social giant.
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Court Sides With Dish Over ABC in DVR Fight

Dish Network won a legal victory Wednesday as a federal judge denied broadcaster ABC’s request to shut down features of its “Hopper” digital-video recorder.

On Chrome Web Store, Real Games Mix With Mario Knockoffs

It’s-a-not-me, Mario! Mamma mia.
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King Sues 6Waves for Alleged Game Copyright Infringement. Here’s the Complaint.

And it’s not the first time King has fought this battle.
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Sirius Is Sued Over Music Royalties for Pre-1972 Recordings

The entity that collects performance royalties from digital music services — and distributes them to performers and record labels — sued satellite-radio giant Sirius XM Radio Inc. for allegedly refusing to pay for recordings made prior to 1972.

Instagram to App Developers: Hands Off Our Brand, Y’All

It’s a public image thing (so to speak).
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Oracle Obtains Judgment in Gray Market Case

Don’t mess with Larry.
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Aereo, Citing Tweets and Conference Calls, Fires Off a New Legal Salvo at CBS

Short version: “We’ll sue you before you sue us.”
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Pro-SOPA Judiciary Head Calls for U.S. Copyright Law Revamp

Noting massive changes in technology, Rep. Bob Goodlatte said he wanted to evaluate whether copyright law is still working in the digital age.
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Did This Clock Cost Apple $21 Million?

Cablevision Tells Aereo to Get Off Its Team