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The sound of victory: Music-makers fight to reclaim their IP rights
Earlier this month, soul icon Anita Baker sent out a tweet that radiated joy: “All My Children Are Coming Home.” The accompanying photo showed five of her albums, all released by Elektra Records in the 1980s and 1990s. The news she was announcing with this tweet was momentous — she was finally regaining ownership of her master recordings.
Another icon, pop star Taylor Swift, responded to t
Ariana Grande's copyright grab – too much, or justified?
Singer Ariana Grande is on the wrong side of photographers after it was revealed she is forcing photographers at her upcoming concerts to sign over all the rights to their photos.
Photographer becomes arch enemy for going after copyright offenders
A photographer was banned from taking photos at a metal band's concerts after he tried to get payment for a photo of the band that was used without his permission.
Eminem wins lawsuit for sound-alike song used in political ad
Eminem has won a lawsuit against a New Zealand political party for using a sound-alike song that is too similar to the rapper's hit song, Lose Yourself, in their political advertisement in 2014. The National Party has appealed for the damages to be reduced and will pay NZ$225,000 instead of NZ$600,000.