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© nerds: all 10 amicus briefs supporting en banc in Garcia v. Google now on 9th Cir case page.
http://www.ca9.uscourts.gov/content/view.php?pk_id=0000000725
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In making the decision on March 14 to set Pandora's royalty rate to ASCAP at 1.85% through the end of 2015.
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© nerds: Moby sued over music sample he used 22 years ago.
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/moby-sued-22-year-old-690920
VMG Salsoul, a New York-based disco and funk record label, is attempting to once again rewind the clock to a time when sampling might have been a more legally-loose endeavor. Just four months after losing a lawsuit over Madonna's "Vogue," Salsoul has picked a new target -- Moby, alleged to have included improper samples on his 1992 songs, "Next is the E" and "Thousand."
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Couldn't we just sue him for being a crass dullard?
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Valuable perspective on trends in consumer spending on recorded music from +David Pakman 
http://recode.net/2014/03/18/the-price-of-music/
Based on the patterns of consumer spending on music, streaming services are priced too high.
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© nerds: Teller (of Penn & Teller) wins suit, court finds Shadows trick to be copyrightable dramatic work or pantomime.
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/teller-wins-lawsuit-copied-magic-690347
Teller is widely known as a great magician, but he has just pulled off a feat that is without equal among his peers. He has prevailed in a lawsuit against another magician who put up a copycat illusion on YouTube. Technically speaking, magic tricks aren't copyrightable. In a ruling by a Nevada federal court on Thursday, U.S. District Judge James Mahan states that explicitly.
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    Law, 1996
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Overview - Custom Search — Google Developers
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