Satanic Temple Claims Netflix's 'Sabrina' Illegally Copied Baphomet Statue
The Satanic Temple is willing to take "aggressive actions to protect our copyright" against Netflix, claiming its "Sabrina" series features a replica of their Baphomet statue.
My little Pony
Why It Took Seven Years For These 'My Little Pony' Fans to Ship Their Game
All it took was getting paid nothing for years, a cease and desist from the legal team at Hasbro, and a last-minute rescue from the creator of 'My Little Pony' itself.
Atlus Tried to Take Down a PlayStation 3 Emulator’s Crowdfunding Page
The company argued the emulator's mere existence infringed on their copyright, but Patreon pushed back.
Hold Up! Did Justin Bieber and Skrillex Rip Off Someone’s Song for "Sorry"?
Singer-songwriter Casey Dienel has filed a lawsuit for copyright infringement, so I guess it's too late now to say sorry.
Someone Turned '2001: A Space Odyssey' into 569 GIFs
Now you can watch Kubrick's sci-fi masterpiece in its entirety... on GIPHY?
The THUMP Guide to Music Copyright
We consulted with entertainment lawyers in the US and Canada about the ins and outs of intellectual property so you don't have to.
A Graffiti Artist is Suing Kiesza Over Her Award-Winning "Hideaway" Video
Her breakout song has been viewed over 300 million times on YouTube.
THUMP Canada Staff
Longreads Or Whatever
How a Kid Running an Obscure Music Forum Became the Target Of the UK's Biggest Ever Piracy Case
From his bedroom in North East England, Kane Robinson ran a music forum for 12,000 enthusiastic indie fans. But did a uni student with no prior convictions really deserve two years in prison?
The Music Industry Sued Aurous, the Popcorn Time for Music, Hours After Release
While like Popcorn Time in every other way, the RIAA says it pulled from illegal Russian filesharing sites instead of BitTorrent.
The VICE Guide to Right Now
A US Court Just Ruled Copyright Holders Must Consider Fair Use Before Demanding Takedowns
The latest in the "dancing baby" lawsuit.
Waze Fell for Fake Data Planted by a Competitor, Lawsuit Alleges
A new lawsuit alleges that Waze was caught red-handed used fake mapping data designed purely to find data thieves.
Can Ashley Madison Claim Copyright on Its Hacked User Data?
Little (if any) of Ashley Madison's hacked data infringes on the company's rights—and the company may even be perjuring itself with each request.