Copyright 2.0 Show – Episode 229 – MegaBail

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It is Friday 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 as we have tales from all over the globe including the EU, New Zealand, the UK and, of course, right here in the U.S. This includes major news on ACTA’s ratification in Europe, two big updates on the Megaupload case and a $4 million judgment against a pair of alleged pornogrpahy pirates.

Plus, we get to take a little time to talk about Mardi Gras and the Godfather movies, though only one of those stories is copyright-related.

All of this and much more on this episode of the Copyright 2.0 Show!

This week’s stories include:

  • EU Puts ACTA Ratification on Hold Pending Court Decision
  • The Pirate Bay May be Blocked in the UK Soon
  • Megaupload Draws 8 More Charges
  • Kim Dotcom Released on Bail
  • Illegal Porn Site Draws $4 Million Judgment
  • Pub Owners in the UK Face Copyright Crackdown on Football matces
  • Godfather Sequel Draws a Lawsuit From Paramount

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Show Notes

About the Hosts

Jonathan Bailey

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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

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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 ManagingCommunities.com and a personal blog at patrickokeefe.com.

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