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It is Friday again and that means that it is time for another episode of the Copyright 2.0 Show.
It was another active week for copyright news with the Digital Economy Bill in the UK taking center stage. We also have updates from Norway, information about copyright-oriented ransomware and a series of Star Wars reviews that disappeared briefly from YouTube.
All in all, there were nine stories this week including news from all over the copyright world including our “Weird Story of the Week”.
This week’s stories include:
- Digital Economy Bill Becomes Law
- British MPs Have Copyright Spat of Their Own
- Norwegian Pirates Safe, For Now
- Frankie Valli Sues Former “Jersey Boys” Actors
- 90-Minute Star Wars Eviceration Removed, Restored to YouTube
- And Many more…
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