Monday, 25 October 2021

Tag Archives: copyright

Kajal Agarwal loses copyright battle

BOLLYWOOD: The actor had alleged that VVD has used her advert for over a year, contrary to what was agreed. In a blow to actor Kajal Agarwal, the Madras High Court on Monday dismissed an appeal filed by her to prevent a private hair oil production firm from publishing an ...

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EU copyright law passes key hurdle

RUSSELS: A highly disputed European copyright law that could force online platforms such as Google and Facebook to pay for links to news content passed a key hurdle in the European Parliament on Wednesday. Major publishers have pushed for the reform, seeing it as an urgently needed solution against a ...

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Michael Jackson’s estate sues ABC for copyright infringement

NEW YORK:  Michael Jackson’s estate sued ABC on Wednesday, arguing that a special the network aired last week about the pop singer’s final days used his songs and music videos without permission. The copyright infringement lawsuit, which also names ABC’s corporate parent Walt Disney Co as a defendant, was filed ...

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Monkey in ‘selfie’ cannot sue for copyright: US court

Photo: Twitter SAN FRANSISCO: Monkeys lack standing to sue for copyright protection and an animal rights group cannot act as legal guardian in such matters, a US appeals court ruled, in a battle over ownership of a smiling ‘selfie’ taken by an endangered macaque. The dispute stemmed from a famous ...

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Eminem wins copyright case against NZ political party

SYDNEY: A New Zealand political party has been ordered to pay more than $400,000 to US rapper Eminem for using music similar to his 2002 hit “Lose Yourself” in a television commercial to help win a national election. The track played during the National Party’s successful 2014 election campaign and ...

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