Epic Games sued for copying Kyle Hanagami’s dance moves in its ‘Fortnite’ game
Epic Games has been hit with a lawsuit by a Los Angeles-based choreographer Kyle Hanagami alleging it ripped off his dance steps in its Fortnite game.
Hanagami, who has choreographed for pop stars such as Jennifer Lopez and Britney Spears, claimed in court that Epic Games took the "hook" segment of his dance from the viral video and used it without his permission in the "It's Complicated" Emot
High Court grants first website blocking order in relation to stream ripping sites
The following article by Rachel Alexander was first published here by Wiggin, a UK based firm focused on the practice of media, technology and intellectual property law. It is re-published here with Wiggin's permission.
The claimant record companies issued proceedings against the six main internet service providers in the UK seeking an order pursuant to s 97A of the Copyright, Designs
YouTube channel owner offers reward for lost Terms of Service
Live Better Music claims Epidemic Sound walked back on their music licensing agreement by making content claims on Live Better’s videos on YouTube. Live Better says it licensed the tracks from Epidemic Sound legally. Problem is, they can't find the previous Terms of Service document, which proves it.
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.
Rap group sues YouTuber for copying decade-old song
An American rap group called Flobots is suing YouTuber Logan Paul for copying their song.
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.
Korean YouTube is full of pirated content
It's been revealed YouTube, the world’s biggest video streaming site, has received 260,000 copyright infringement claims from Korea’s major broadcasting networks since last year.
Saturday Night Live accused of stealing jokes
Saturday Night Live, with its history of being accused of stealing jokes, has received fresh accusations that it stole two sketches.