Fri.Jun 24, 2011

Venture Capitalists and Rx Activists Speak Out Against the PROTECT IP Act

Digital Media Law

Opposition to the PROTECT IP Act – Hollywood-supported legislation intended to reduce content piracy and block counterfeit goods – is growing among the tech community, with a letter blasting the bill released Thursday by more than fifty venture capitalists from forty firms that have funded many top Internet companies. Also speaking out in recent weeks against the law is a completely different constituency: groups concerned that the broadly-drafted act would endanger U.S.

DJ Wins $1 Million in Copyright Lawsuit Over Black Eyed Peas' 'My Humps'

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Eriq Gardner A jury awards damages because a songwriter's collaborator licensed use of a 1983 song to the Black Eyed Peas without permission. read more. THR, Esq. Music Music

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The Winklevoss Twins Haven't Completely Given Up Facebook Suit Against Mark Zuckerberg

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Eriq Gardner Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss want more discovery to determine whether Facebook "intentionally or inadvertently suppressed evidence" during settlement proceedings. read more. THR, Esq. Tech Tech Business Mark Zuckerberg