Tag: Copyright Infringement

Hard Rock Nights Battles Hard Rock Cafe International In Trademark Dispute

Brian Basher, the owner of the domain www.hardrocknights.com and host of the Hard Rock Nights Radio show, was served a cease & desist letter from Hard Rock Cafe International claiming copyright & trademark infringement. Hard Rock Cafe International has threatened a lawsuit against Basher if he does not immediately take down all content and cease …

British Anti-Piracy Laws Unveiled by Ofcom

Lists of Britons who infringe copyright are to be drawn up by the UK’s biggest ISPs, under proposals from the regulator Ofcom. The plan is contained in a draft code of practice it hopes will curb copyright infringement. Names and the number of times individuals infringe will be logged. Music firms and movie studios can …

Obama Supports RIAA On Fight Against Illegal Downloading

For the first time, the Obama administration is weighing in on a Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) file sharing lawsuit. The case involves a former Boston University student challenging a peer-to-peer file sharing suit, and the administration says that fines of $750 to $150,000 per violation of the Copyright Act are warranted. “The remedy …

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