It is Friday again and that means that it is time for another episode of the Copyright 2.0 Show.
It might have been a holiday weekend but it was a booming week for Copyright news with major stories from all over the world including some right from our own backyard. We learned that 2010 is already the biggest year for file sharing lawsuits, the Shepard Fairey case has taken a major turn and innocent infringer status may not be so easy to claim.
All in all, there were five stories this week including news from all over the copyright world including our “Weird Story of the Week”.
This week’s stories include:
- U.S. Copyright Group Puts RIAA to Shame
- Shepard Fairey Gets Some Bad News
- Supreme Court May Hear Innocent Infringer Case
- Danish Supreme Court Moves to Block The Pirate Bay
- Single Pirate? Find a Date!
- And Many more…
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