Copyright 2.0 Show – Episode 163

Copyright 2.0 Show - Episode 163 ImageIt is Friday again and that means that it is time for another episode of the Copyright 2.0 Show.

It was a bit of a slow week for copyright news as we enter the final weeks of summer. However, that doesn’t mean there was any shortage of topics to talk about from. Not only do we discuss the latest in copyright news, including the latest on the U.S. Copyright Group, Grooveshark and a major win for the GPL, but also a bit about SXSW, we take a listener’s question on domains and trademark and I talk about the evil present my parents got my for my 30th birthday.

This week’s stories include:

  • U.S. Copyright Group Withdraws Suits, Moves to Phase 2
  • Grooveshark Secures Another Deal
  • GPL Gets Major First U.S. Victory
  • Katy Perry/Beach Boys Blow Up Blown Out of Proportion
  • Gawker Pays McSteamy
  • Photog Sues GoDaddy for $100 Million

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Show Notes

About the Hosts

Jonathan Bailey


Jonathan Bailey (@plagiarismtoday) is the Webmaster and author of Plagiarism Today (Hint: You’re there now) and works as a copyright and plagiarism consultant. Though not an attorney, he has resolved over 700 cases of plagiarism involving his own work and has helped countless others protect their work and develop strategies for making their content work as hard as possible toward their goals.

Patrick O’Keefe


Patrick O’Keefe (@iFroggy) is the owner of the iFroggy Network, a network of websites covering various interests. He’s the author of the book “Managing Online Forums,” a practical guide to managing online communities and social spaces. He maintains a blog about online community management at and a personal blog at

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