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PostPosted: May 19th, 2015, 8:33 pm 
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YOU MAY NO LONGER BE FORCED TO LISTEN TO CHEESY ALTERNATIVES IN RESTAURANTS!
'Happy Birthday' Lawsuit: Judge Wants to Know If Copyright Was Abandoned

http://www.billboard.com/articles/news/ ... -abandoned
"U.S. District Judge George King wants to hear more about whether the 19th century schoolteacher who has been credited with writing "Happy Birthday to You" -- the English language's most popular song -- had abandoned the copyright to the lyrics."

SHOULD A FIRM BE ALLOWED TO HIDE CONTACT DETAILS TO AVOID LAWSUITS?
Facebook Israel CEO asks court to gag lawyer

http://www.globes.co.il/en/article-face ... 1001037223
"Adi Soffer-Teeni's move follows threats to publish her contact details due to difficulties in removing Facebook posts."

WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT THIS? IS THEIR TARGET MARKET TOO YOUNG?
Children's book no stranger to controversy

http://www.thetimesnews.com/news/region ... y-1.478450
"The children’s book 'King & King' has prompted bans, a lawsuit and even a bill in Congress from those offended by the story’s portrayal of a gay prince."

TABLOID-STYLE READING. A GUILTY PLEASURE...
The top 5 ugliest media departures ranked, including ESPN's Bill Simmons

http://mashable.com/2015/05/12/ugliest- ... source=rss
"When news broke on Friday that Bill Simmons and ESPN were parting ways, it seemed...sudden. That's because even Simmons learned of his own fate on Twitter."

"A WEAK COPYRIGHT CLAIM CANNOT JUSTIFY CENSORSHIP"
Google Wins Copyright And Speech Case Over 'Innocence Of Muslims' Video

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/ ... iesfromnpr
"In a complicated legal battle that touches on questions of free speech, copyright law and personal safety, a federal appeals court has overturned an order that had forced the Google-owned YouTube to remove an anti-Muslim video from its website last year."

DON'T LET THEM GET AWAY WITH IT!
Someone Stole Your Design? 3 Ways to Fight Back.

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/someone-s ... NlYwNzcg--
"News outlets have been abuzz this week with the story of Oregon-based small-business owner Melissa Lay who recently discovered Target selling a top nearly identical to one of the many designs she'd been selling through her site, SandiLake."


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