Copyright 2.0 Show – Episode 284 – Financial Advice

Financial Advice

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

This week on the podcast, we take a break from talking about copyright news and offer some sound financial advice. Namely, don’t turn to Prenda Law for financial advice as we struggle to find an interest rate worse than the one they’re getting on their recent “loan” (though Patrick comes very close).

But there’s still a lot of other copyright news to talk about including the New Zealand Supreme Court hearing Kim Dotcom’s evidence appeal, copyright holders being denied the ability to sue YouTube as a class and settlements potentially shaking up the Grooveshark lawsuit.

All in all, it’s been a busy week for copyright news and this is an episode you do not want to miss!

This week’s stories include:

  • Kim Dotcom’s Evidence Issue to Head to New Zealand Supreme Court
  • Copyright Holders Denied Class Action Status in YouTube Case
  • Five Individuals Settle Grooveshark Lawsuit, Main Case Continues
  • Prenda Racking up $1,000 Per Day in Penalties
  • Hasbro Sues to Stop New Dungeons and Dragons Movie
  • Nintendo To Monetize Videos of its Games
  • Google Launches a “Spotify Killer”

You can download the MP3 file here (1:14:18, 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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