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Copyright and Metropolis

Metropolis is one of the most iconic films of all time. However, it's copyright history is unique in that it was public domain for 40 years but isn't now.

3 Count: OWN Battles

Oprah Winfrey networks sued over alleged show theft, Germany museum wins case against wikipedia uploader and MPAA reports or its notorious markets.

3 Count: High Five Wifi

EU's highest court rules open wifi providers not liable for infringement, Indian court rules photocopied textbooks legal and Torrenthound shutters.

3 Count: Uploaded Defeated

GEMA wins victory over Uploaded in German court, City of London Police raid pirate streaming service and Olympic swimmer in trouble over image.

3 Count: Nine Across

Take Two avoids statutory damages in lawsuit over tattoos in video games, India moves to block 73 websites and a bizarre crossword copyright case in Germany.

3 Count: Chrome Exterminator

Bug in Google Chrome DRM makes it easy to pirate films, Swedish streaming site operators face jail and US Copyright Office makes mechanical royalties easier.

3 Count: Led Balloons

Led Zeppelin wins Stairway to Heaven trial, German court says digitizing public domain work grants new copyright and CBS and Paramount lay down fan film law.

3 Count: Kraftwerk It

Kraftwerk loses their sampling lawsuit in Germany, Justin Bieber and Skrillex respond to their case and YouTube targets download sites.

3 Count: German Shepherding

YouTube found not liable in Germany, US Commerce department wants lower copyright penalties in the U.S. and Amazon seeks to create a Spotify killer.

3 Count: Pretty Fly Indeed

The Offspring sell the rights to nearly their entire catalog, Google sued again in Germany by publishers and UK town makes piece with book publisher.