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3 Count: Roc-A-Fella

Judge rules designer not owed royalties for Roc-A-Fella logo, composer attempting to get more royalties from 50 Cent and Cloudflare in the crosshairs.

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: Tidal Wave

Jay Z faces a trial in sampling lawsuit, judge rules in favor of Google in MS Attorney General dispute and Tidal makes waves with musicians.

3 Count: Jay-Z Redux

Jay Z settles a sampling dispute and buy a music streaming service on almost the same day while James Cameron sued again over Avatar.

3 Count: GOM? GOTV?

GOG offers DRM-free movies, Jay Z, Frank Ocean and Kanye West are sued for infringement and Warner to battle Gilligan's Island claim.

3 Count: State By State

Torrentshack returns after a backup is restored on a different domain, another battle over sampling in rap and study examines states' piracy habits.

3 Count: Trojan Notices

5th Circuit to look at trade secret and software copyright, Jay Z sued by sound engineer who wants co-authorship of music and take notices lead to trojans.

3 Count: Un-Liberated Music

Robin Thicke tried to settle with Marvin Gaye before the lawsuit, Lessig sues over allegedly false takedown and jazz group files $100 million copyright lawsuit.

3 Count: Copyright Gentleman

Will.i.am accused of musical plagiarism, Interpol may be investigating several file hosting sites and Psy is apparently a copyright gentleman.

3 Count: One Year

Today is the one-year anniversary of the SOPA/PIPA protests, Megaupload's successor is on the way and 50 Cents wins infringement case.