American Apparel clothes are all 40% off, retailer will soon shutter stores nationwide

A Canadian company is buying American Apparel in a bankruptcy auction — and closing down stores.

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Did Demi Lovato plagiarize "Stars"? Sleigh Bells sue singer for copyright infringement

The pop-punk duo blasted Demi Lovato on Twitter shortly after the song came out.

Ed Sheeran Accused of Stealing "Thinking Out Loud" From Marvin Gaye's "Let’s Get It On"

This is the second high profile copyright lawsuit Sheeran faces this year.
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Justin Bieber Really Doesn't Want These Photoshopped Nudes Online

Is creating vulgar photos of Justin Bieber legal?
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Possession of This Illegal Prime Number Could Actually Get You Arrested in the US

It's not what you think.

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SoundCloud Launches a New Subscription-Based Service to Compete with Spotify and Tidal

Is this the revolution in streaming we've been waiting for?

Why the Fine Brothers Are the Biggest Villains on the Internet Right Now

They built an empire. And now they're watching it burn.
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SoundCloud Takes Down a Silent Track for Copyright Infringement

Soundcloud is really making something out of nothing.

This Woman Was Unknowingly Filmed While Having Sex — And Her Response is Amazing

"I don't see why I should get bashed for it when the guys don't get bashed for it."
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This Pirated TV Network With 500 Channels Just Declared War on Cable

There's nothing networks can do to stop it.

One Chart Proves Why Spotify Is Still a Huge Part of Music's Future

They aren't the enemy — but something else is.

That Facebook "Copyright Protection" Message Is Garbage, So Stop Posting It

It's basically a chain letter that your friends and family can't stop sharing.

The Surprising Legal Drama You Don't Realize Every Time You Sing "Happy Birthday"

It's actually obscenely expensive to sing this 15-second song.
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Who Owns the Viral Oscar Selfie? Not Ellen DeGeneres

The answer may surprise you.
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The TPP is Screwing You Over

Crony capitalism at its worst.

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Trans-Pacific Partnership: 5 Reasons Why This Matters to Millennials

The Trans-Pacific Partnership's draft treaty just came out through Wikileaks, and it could threaten everything from your internet browsing to your health care costs.

The MPAA is Turning to Elementary Schools to Win the Anti-Piracy Fight

The Motion Picture Association of America, the RIAA, and Internet service providers are rallying together to support a new initiative to educate elementary school students about digital piracy.

Airbnb NYC Lawsuit Blocks Innovation Unecessarily

Airbnb has had its fair share of legal problems, like the NYC lawsuit, but win or lose, the company is set to make waves in the hotel industry.
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Why IsoHunt's Shut Down Won't Affect the Movie Industry

The death of IsoHunt is only a temporary defeat for file-sharing services and their fans.

Did Robin Thicke Steal "Blurred Lines" From Marvin Gaye?

The songs are a little too similar and now Thicke is suing Gaye's family. How can that be?

Zynga Ludicrously Claims "Bang With Friends" Violates Its Copyrights

Zynga, maker of the Facebook Scrabble ripoff "Words With Friends," is now claiming another company's "Bang With Friends" app violates their copyright. This is not a successful business strategy.
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Supreme Court Myriad Rulings: With Its Ruling On Genetics, the Court Preserves Patents For the Future

The Supreme Court tackled a major case involving biotechnology, an area unchartered by intellectual property rights. The court unanimously ruled that human genes can’t be patented.
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Could Edward Snowden's NSA Leak Exonerate This Accused Robber?

A man accused of armed robbery is seeking his phone records from the NSA to try to clear his name. The case raises broader questions over who exactly has ownership over individuals phone records.

Bill C-11: Canadian Pirates Are Walking the Plank, But It's Not Exactly a Terrifying Drop

A case going before the courts regarding illegal file sharing may set precedent for litigation of those who like to download illegally, but bill C-11 means damages will be limited to $5000 max.