Copyright 2.0 Show – Episode 247 – DDOS Loss

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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’s a truncated show this week due to the timing of last week’s show but there is still a lot of ground to cover in very short order. We first have the closure, possibly permanently, of Demonoid at the hands of a DDOS attack, major updates to the Megaupload and the Google Book Search case and a new target for Anonymous in the form of a French t-shirt maker.

Plus, we get a special appearance from Ghost Rider as he tries to team up with Silver Surfer to take on Marvel.

It’s a wild week to put this one mildly but we also spare a little time to answer the big questions like, “Is Patrick really 12 feet tall?” (Spoiler: No)

This week’s stories include:

  • Demonoid Goes Down and Stays Down Following DDOS
  • Megaupload Seeks Dismissal of Piracy Case in US
  • Google Wants Authors Guild Case Tossed
  • Ghost Rider Co-Creator Turns to Silver Surfer for Help in Lawsuit vs. Marvel
  • UK Looks to Copyright “Hubs” to Help Digital Economy
  • Leaked Report Claims RIAA Felt SOPA/PIPA “Ineffective” From Start
  • French T-Shirt Maker Tries to Trademark Anonymous Logo

You can download the MP3 file here (direct download). Those interested in subscribing to the show can do so via this feed.

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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