It is Friday again and that means that it is time for another episode of the Copyright 2.0 Show.
What has thousands of tiny antennas and is heading to the Supreme Court? Aereo.
That’s right, the case that has spanned the nation, been fought in multiple states by two separate defendants and countless plaintiffs is getting its day before the Supreme Court, hopefully to resolve the issue once and for all.
But that is not the only big story going on. We have news that the AFP and Getty Images are seeking a new trial or a damage reduction in their case against photographer Daniel Morel, The Marvin Gaye estate settles with one of the defendants in the “Blurred Lines” lawsuit and we have yet another “Hot News” lawsuit that’s just beginning.
We also have a few other milestones as Fullscreen reaches a settlement with the National Music Publishers Association, leaked (and likely fake) Grand Theft Auto 5 PC footage received credibility following a copyright notice and the record industry has sent its 100 millionth DMCA takedown notice to Google.
All of that and much more on this, Episode 314 of the Copyright 2.0 Show!
This week’s stories include:
- Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Aereo Case
- AFP and Getty Images Ask for New Trial
- Gaye Estate Settles with Sony/ATV
- News Corp Files Another “Hot News” Lawsuit
- Fullscreen and NMPA Settle
- Grand Theft Auto 5 Footage Taken Down, Given Credibility
- Record Industry Has Sent Google 100 Million DMCA Notices
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