It is Monday again and that means that it is time for another episode of the Copyright 2.0 Show.
It was a busy week for copyright news as we have a major revelation in the Jammie Thomas case, news about a criminal investigation against Shepard Fairey and a $32 million judgement against two Web hosts who were accused of hosting sites that sold counterfeit goods.
All in all, there were thirteen stories this week including news from all over the copyright world including our “Weird Story of the Week”.
This week’s stories include:
- Thomas Verdict Reduced
- Shepard Fairey Faces a Criminal Investigation
- Swedish Music Fans Turn Away From Piracy
- Chinese Sites Pledge to Battle Piracy
- Pants and Attorneys on the Ground
- And Many more…
About the Hosts
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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 ManagingCommunities.com and a personal blog at patrickokeefe.com.