Tara Reid sues producers over Sharknado slot machines
Actress Tara Reid is suing the producers of Sharknado for using her image without her permission.
The cat-and-mouse game between politicians and musicians
Politicians are playing songs at their rallies, sometimes without permission, and the musicians are getting fed up with it.This tends to happen to conservative politicians, who are not aligned with popular musicians who are frequently left-leaning.Donald Trump, a divisive politician whose rallies have featured songs by Neil Young, Rihanna and Pharrell Williams, has received letters from them telli
YouTube makes changes to copyright infringement system
YouTube is making changes to its copyright enforcement policies. From September it will make it less easy for copyright holders to make manual claims for YouTube videos that include very short music clips or unintentional music.
Did Facebook copy its Libra logo from a fintech startup?
Two companies that engaged the same design company has resulted in one company accusing the newer one of stealing its logo.
Rap group sues YouTuber for copying decade-old song
An American rap group called Flobots is suing YouTuber Logan Paul for copying their song.
Artists rally to accuse singer Chris Brown of copying their work in music video
German artist Marius Sperlich has accused Chris Brown of copying his work in the singer's music video.
Katy Perry ruled to have copied song from Christian rapper
Pop singer Katy Perry's 2013 single "Dark Horse" has been found by a federal court to have infringed on the copyright of a song by a Christian rapper.
YouTube content copycat gets called out
On YouTube, a crowded and competitive market, Creators would often come up with novel or even shocking content that would get them to blow up in popularity.
Carrie Underwood sued for stealing song
Country singer Carrie Underwood has been sued for allegedly stealing the song "Game On" that she recorded as the 2018 season theme song for NBC Sunday Night Football.
Xiaomi fires employee for lifting artist's work
Chinese electronics company Xiaomi has fired an employee for using an artist's work on a company website without permission. The image, which was used as the lead banner on Xiaomi Spain’s website, has been taken down and the company has admitted to being in the wrong and apologised to the artist, Peter Tarka.
America's Got Talent comedian recycles Andy Kaufman's classic skit
A comedian who appeared on America's Got Talent received plaudits for a skit, but there are strong similarities to an act from 1975.