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Music Festival Producer Pre-Sues Bootleggers

http://www.techdirt.com

AEG Live,the Producers of the "Mile High Music Festival" in Colorado are suing 100 "John Does", 100 "Jane Does" and "Company XYZ" for crimes they will commit in the future... (not kidding)

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The Death Throes of Pro-IP Libertarianism

http://mises.org

The latest in the Intellectual Property debate...
From Mises Daily: Wednesday, July 28, 2010 by Stephan Kinsella

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UK Man Fined £1,500 for Having Radio Playing in Business

http://www.lep.co.uk

A hairdresser has been hit with a £1,500 bill for having a radio on while giving customers a trim.

Manager Neil Hull had bought a music licence from music royalties body, the Performing Rights Society (PRS), which he believed allowed him to play pop music in public.

However, a SECOND royalties collector, the Phonographic Performance Ltd (PPL), told a court that he needed a further music licence from IT to put the radio or CDs on.

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Microsoft builds profits with lawyers

http://www.ehomeupgrade.com

Microsoft is using the government monopoly grants to bludgeon anyone who creates a successful business without using Microsoft. Their liars, I mean lawyers, are using the threat of patent infringement to extort payments without ever actually specifying what those "infringements" are.
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Free Money!

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Digital Economy Bill now law

http://www.networkworld.com

"...Websites hosting pirated content could also be blocked under the Act, and although proponents say these steps would protect content creators, opponents, who presented a petition to parliament with thousands of signatures, see the Act as a threat to civil liberties."

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Obama Sides with RIAA, MPAA; Backs ACTA

http://www.osnews.com

Obama sides with RIAA/MPAA and backs ACTA and supports Intellectual Property

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