It was a busy episode of the Copyright 2.0 Show as we have several key updates for you this week, including a settlement in the Hangover 2 tattoo lawsuit, a major reversal in the “Fly on the Wall” case and an inside look at just how much money Oracle thinks it should get from Google in the Java lawsuit.
All of this is taking place while Zynga prepares to go to war with a Brazilian startup and the copyright war over the meme video “Friday” begins to heat up!
We also have a programming note this week. Since next episode is our 200th show, we will be pushing the recording back to 9PM ET on Friday, July 1. It will be a two-hour podcast and we will be having on a variety of guests to help us commemorate the occasion.
So definitely join us in the live chat next week and help make the show even more special!
This week’s stories include:
- Warner Bros and Tattoo Artist Settle Hangover 2 Case
- TheFlyontheWall.com Did Not Violate Hot News
- Oracle Wants Billions from Google
- Zynga Targets Brazilian Maker of Clone Games
- Rebecca Black Takes Down “Friday”
- Project Zomboid Offline Due to Piracy
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