copyright

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
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
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
5.18.17
thump news

DJ Snake and Lil Jon Sued for Copyright Infringement Over "Turn Down for What"

The suit alleges the duo’s 2013 hit infringed upon South Carolina rapper Freddie GZ's song of the same name.
Krystal Rodriguez
5.8.17
thump news

SoundCloud Users Still at Risk of Takedowns Despite New Licensing Agreement

The streaming platform clarified earlier reports in a blog post on its website.
Krystal Rodriguez
12.15.16
Stuff

What To Do if You Get a Threatening Copyright Notice

You don't pay it, they don't know who you are.
Mack Lamoureux
11.7.16
Features

The Depressing Story of America’s Favorite Pump-Up Jam

C&C Music Factory's "Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)" is still the go-to anthem for sports games everywhere—but its legacy is at the center of a bitter, decades-long legal battle.
Katie Bain
10.4.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Trump claims he was holding back during the debate, former Israeli president Shimon Peres dies at 93, Elon Musk announces his a plan to colonize Mars, and more.
VICE Staff
9.28.16
thump news

SoundCloud May Block All DJ Mixes That Aren't Fully Cleared

An anonymous source has claimed that a "significant and serious" round of limitations is on the horizon.
Alexander Iadarola
5.16.16
Radiohead

Radiohead Accused of Copyright Breach For Their "Burn the Witch" Video

The son-in-law of the animator Gordon Murray is deciding how to proceed with legal action.
Michael Scott Barron
5.16.16
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