Copyright 2.0 Show – Episode 285 – Killing Aereokiller

FilmOn LogoHow the heck are we supposed to keep up with two companies that share (mostly) the same name and are battling the same opponents in four different jurisdictions? That’s the burning question this week as we work to make sense of the Aereo/Aereokiller happenings.

But there’s even more going on with two big updates to the Prenda Law saga and we even have an update that fan fiction authors are definitely going to want to hear about. Couple that with a story that has me watching two separate videos of talking oranges and it’s safe to say that this has not been a normal podcast.

All in all, it might have been a slower week due to the holiday, but it still turned out to be an episode that you do not want to miss!

This week’s stories include:

  • Prenda Law Gets Out of Three Cases, Including Alan Cooper’s
  • Prenda Lawyer Pleads Poverty and Illness
  • TV Broadcasters Sue Aereokiller in Washington DC
  • Arbitron Sues Radio Broadcaster Over Data Use
  • Supreme Court Declines to Hear Copyright Royalty Board Challenge
  • Kindle Worlds Makes it Possible to Profit from Fan Fiction
  • Advertising Firm Sues Over Annoying Orange Cartoon

You can download the MP3 file here (1:07:42, 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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