Thursday, June 20, 2019

Tag: copyright

Donald Trump, R.E.M.

R.E.M. triumph Donald Trump over copyrighted “Everybody Hurts” video

R.E.M. have successfully gotten Twitter to take down a video where the President of the United States, Donald Trump uses their song “Everybody Hurts.”...
Ariana Grande, Princess Nokia

Does Ariana Grande’s “7 Rings” rip off Princess Nokia?

Ariana Grande’s “7 Rings” has sent the internet into a frenzy. However, all of the publicity has summoned the attention of alternative rapper Princess...

Lana Del Rey reveals her Radiohead lawsuit is “over”

After being accused of copyright infringement for reportedly using melodic elements from Radiohead's "Creep" in her song "Get Free," singer Lana Del Rey is...

Wu-Tang Clan are being sued for copyright infringement

Hip hop group Wu-Tang Clan are being sued for copyright infringement over their song "People Say." Read more: Martin Shkreli ordered to forfeit his rare...

Taylor Swift reportedly sued over “Shake It Off” lyrics

Taylor Swift might be trying to leave her previous eras behind (as made obvious by her "Look What You Made Me Do" music video...),...

How your song could be associated with an extremist view

Copyright issues have been questioned in regards to individuals using songs at rallies, meetings, etc. without the artist's consent. The most recent of which...

Anti-Piracy “Six Strikes System” going into effect this week

A long-talked-about but never enacted (until yesterday) anti-piracy movement has begun. The Copyright Alert System (CAS)--or what is popularly being called the "six strikes"...