copyright

Pepe

InfoWars Agrees to Pay Pepe the Frog Creator $15,000 in Copyright Settlement

Rather than go to court, Alex Jones has decided to settle with Pepe creator Matt Furie for appropriating the use of his cartoon frog in InfoWars merch.
Matthew Gault
6.10.19
Culture

DC Comics Discovers it's Perfectly Legal for an Indonesian Company to 'Invent' Superman Chocolates

DC isn't the first company to learn this. Toyota, ASICS, IKEA, Polo Ralph Lauren, and Pierre Cardin have all lost legal cases to Indonesian bootleggers.
Annisa Nurul Aziza
5.30.19
Pepe the Frog

Read the Best Parts of Alex Jones's 159-Page Deposition About Pepe the Frog

Jones is getting sued for allegedly violating the copyright of Pepe the Frog's creator by selling Pepe posters on Infowars.
Matthew Gault
4.9.19
Where's The Beef

Lana Del Rey Says Her Radiohead Copyright Dispute Is Over and Done With

"Now that my lawsuit's over, I guess I can sing "Get Free' any time I want, right?"
Noisey UK Staff
3.26.18
Noisey News

Kendrick Lamar and SZA Are Being Sued Over Their "All the Stars" Music Video

British-Liberian artist Lina Iris Viktor has formalised her accusations of plagiarism, issuing a lawsuit for copyright infringement.
Lauren O'Neill
2.22.18
Noisey News

New Zealand Court Finds the National Party Ripped Off Eminem

Eminem wins $600,000 after the New Zealand political party breached his copyright.
Noisey Staff
10.25.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Pablo Escobar's Brother Is Suing Netflix for $1 Billion

"If we don't receive it, we will close their little show," Roberto De Jesus Escobar Gaviria said of 'Narcos.'
Beckett Mufson
9.22.17
Weird Court Cases

I'm a Human Man Being Sued By a Monkey

Photographer David Slater is locked in a weird and complicated copyright battle involving Wikipedia, PETA and a macaque named Naruto.
JS Rafaeli
7.31.17
copyleft

The 15 Best Mona Lisa Imitations in History

Electric Object gathers the 15 best copies of the iconic painting from 500 years of reproductions.
Beckett Mufson
6.3.17
models

Models Talk About the Worst Ways Their Photos Were Used

Ending up on an ugly men's t-shirt or as a meme hated around the world – models often have no say in how their pictures are used.
VICE Staff
5.19.17
Weed Week

Searching for the Origin of the Internet's Most Overused Weed Photo

Where the hell does “Roll It, Lick It, Smoke It” actually come from?
Peter Slattery
4.20.17
Vice Guide to Right Now

New Zealand Judge Rules Kim Dotcom Eligible for Extradition

The Megaupload founder and his three co-defendants are one step closer to a US jail cell.
Tess McClure
2.20.17
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