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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: Expensive Street

Rimini Street ordered to pay $74 million to Oracle, UK lawmakers warn of unintended consequences and Kenyan photographer accuses Chris Brown of infringement.

3 Count: Spotty Coverage

Spotify's been operating without a long-term contract from any major label, CloudFlare sued for copyright infringement and Singapore looks at VPNs.

3 Count: Beaming Away

CBS and Paramount may soon drop Axanar lawsuit, Australia shelves three strikes for the time being and Disney is heading to Netflix.

3 Count: Virtual Piracy

Google/Oracle case goes to the jury after closing arguments, Australian government denies copyright changes and Oculus DRM broken in a day.

3 Count: Hungarian Rock

Kanye West sued for alleged infringement by Hungarian musician, Australian authors express concern over proposals and Hi Score Girl to go back on sale.

3 Count: Coming to a Radiohead

Cartoonist's family decries Radiohead music video, UK Intellectual Property Office talks to Facebook and Google and piracy leads to hunger strike in India.

3 Count: In-Flight Entertainment

Universal Music wins big in case over in-flight music, UK moves to increase criminal punishment for infringement and Prince's death a loss for copyright.

3 Count: Fraud Jumping

Sony Music Entertainment sues Rdio heads for fraud, MPAA opposes Minnesota revenge porn law and Quantum Break puts eye patches on pirates.

3 Count: Really Massive Settlement

CoStar and RealMassive settle their copyright case, Hong Kong abandons its copyright legislation and Google/Oracle criticized by judge in Java case.