Copyright 2.0 Show – Episode 280 – International Grandma

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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 very busy week for copyright news but you might be forgiven if you mistake parts of this as reruns from a previous show. Not only do we have YouTube prevailing over Viacom, we also have Megaupload claiming that the case against them should be dismissed because they weren’t properly served.

But then there’s the unique stuff including Interpol’s investigation of cyberlocker sites and Universal scoring a win on appeal in New York State Court.

All in all, this is one odd, strange and deja vu-filled episode that you do not want to miss!

This week’s stories include:

  • YouTube Gets Viacom Case Tossed Again
  • Universal Bests Grooveshark on Appeal
  • Admits He Used Song Without Clearance
  • Interpol Targets Cyberlocker Sites’ Finances
  • Megaupload Against Claims They Weren’t Served Properly
  • Prenda Law Loses Case, No One Surprised
  • Bad DMCA Takedowns Hit Cory Doctorow’s CC-Licensed Book

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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