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Power

The Kim Kardashian Deepfake Shows Copyright Claims Are Not the Answer

The deepfake of Kim Kardashian was taken down by Condé Nast, but it's an example of how copyright laws are a poor replacement for real moderation.
Samantha Cole
6.19.19
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
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Even That Monkey Selfie Fiasco Is Getting Turned into a Movie

Just weeks after photographer David Slater won his legal battle with PETA, Condé Nast bought the rights to his life story.
Drew Schwartz
5.8.18
Where's The Beef

Lana Del Rey Says Her Radiohead Copyright Dispute Is Finished

"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
2.21.18
Noisey News

It Turns Out Radiohead May Not Actually Be Suing Lana Del Rey

A spokesperson for their publishing company says that they just want *Jay-Z voice* credit.
Phil Witmer
1.9.18
Noisey News

New Zealand's National Party Ordered to Pay Up for Ripping Off Eminem

Eminem wins more than $400,000 after a court found a New Zealand political party breached his copyright.
Noisey Staff
10.25.17
copyright

Weedora website taken offline after Foodora threatens to sue for copyright infringement

But the owner’s next planned venture is “Uber Tokes”
Vanmala Subramaniam
10.20.17
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
9.21.17
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Irma wipes out a quarter of homes in the Florida Keys, the White House wants to cap refugee admissions, Seattle's mayor resigns amid sex abuse allegations, and more.
VICE Staff
9.13.17
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
7.29.17
copyright

Twitter took down accounts posting BET Awards content

Noah Kulwin
6.27.17
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