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Copyright Troll Sues 23,000 over Stallone Film

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I was shocked late last week to hear that my neighbor was one of 23,000 people targeted in a copyright infringement lawsuit filed by the copyright trolls at the U.S. Copyright Group (USCG). I wasn’t shocked that the “bounty hunters” … Continue reading

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Federal Judges Shrinking Copyright Troll?

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On Good Friday (April 22, 2011), U.S. District Judge James Mahan issued a ruling that could shrink the biggest copyright troll in the U.S. down to size.    “[Righthaven’s] litigation strategy has a chilling effect on potential fair uses of Righthaven-owned articles, … Continue reading

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The Ballad of John Lennon and the Copyright Troll

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Copyright trolls are like this cave troll: poised to drop a hammer on the unwary at any moment. The photo is mine (taken in 2004 outside Te Papa Tongarewa museum in Wellington, NZ).  The photo is copyright free; the troll is not. … Continue reading

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