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JUDGE SHUTS DOWN ZEDIVA MOVIE-RENTAL WEBSITE

November 1, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

A federal judge has issued a permanent injunction that effectively shuts down Zediva.com, an online movie-rental service that streamed one DVD at a time to individual subscribers. At the same time he ordered Zediva to pay a $1.8-million fine to the Motion Picture Association of America, which had sued the website for copyright infringement. Dan […]

JUDGE GIVES STUDIO TEMPORARY CURE FOR HANGOVER

May 25, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Warner Bros. won the first round in the copyright battle over the use of Mike Tyson’s famous tattoo on one of the characters in The Hangover Part II, but it appeared almost certain that the studio will ultimately lose the legal fight. U.S. Judge Catherine D. Perry ruled in St. Louis that she would not […]

BBC NEWSMAN ASKS COURT TO OVERTURN INJUNCTION HE OBTAINED

April 26, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

A BBC journalist who successfully obtained an injunction against a British magazine to prevent it from revealing that he had had an extramarital affair has had second thoughts about his legal action and has asked that the injunction be lifted. “I did not come into journalism to go around gagging journalists,” Andrew Marr told the […]