Copyright 2.0 Show – Episode 276 – The Supremes

The Supremes CoverIt is Friday again and that means that it is time for another episode of the Copyright 2.0 Show.

This week is a doozy as half of our show is taken up with news straight from the Supreme Court itself. We have a ruling in the Kirtsaeng textbook case, the end of the line for Jammie Thomas-Rasset and similar bad news for iviTV.

But the fun doesn’t end there, we have another major update in the Dish Network case surrounding the “Hopper” DVR, The Register of Copyrights calling for an all-new copyright act and even Zorro gets thrown in there as a playwright challenges his copyright status.

All of this and more on a very jam-packed episode of the Copyright 2.0 Show!

This week’s stories include:

  • Supreme Court Rules Against Publishers in Kirtsaeng Case
  • Jammie Thomas-Rasset Has Supreme Court Appeal Denied
  • As Does iviTV
  • Dish Network Responds to Allegations Over Hopper with Sling
  • Register of Copyrights Wants a Whole New Copyright Act
  • Prenda Lawyers Called to Appear in Court Again
  • Playwright Questions if Zorro is Public Domain or Not

You can download the MP3 file here (:1:06:41, 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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