Copyright 2.0 Show – Episode 173

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It is Friday Monday again and that means that it is time for another episode of the Copyright 2.0 Show.

It was a busy week for copyright news with several major updates to ongoing cases including the Harry Potter plagiarism allegations, which will now make it to a full trial and Gene Simmons going to war against Anonymous. There were also new stories including another lawsuit round by Blizzard against suspected cheaters and a trademark dispute between two different anti-piracy law firms.

This week’s stories include:

  • Harry Potter Plagiarism Case May Head to Court
  • Blizzard Sues World of Warcraft Hackers
  • Republican Candidates Accused of Copyright Infringement
  • Porn Studios Launch Litigation Campaign
  • Gene Simmons Has Round Two With Anonymous
  • U.S. Anti-Piracy Firms Now Threatening Each Other

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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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