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News in Porn Law

The Sixth Circuit invalidates a law imposing strict record-keeping requirements on pornographers. Smut peddlers rejoice.

Lawsuits Target iPhone Bricking

Consumer backlash goes litigious as two class actions are filed against Apple for disabling unlocked iPhones.

Second-Guessing the RIAA Jury's Verdict

The RIAA won its first jury trial targeting P2P users for copyright infringement, but the case might not be over yet.

Flickr User Sues Creative Commons Over License

After unwittingly licensing his photograph to permit commercial uses, a Flickr user's photo gets remixed into a cellphone ad campaign in Australia. And, of course, sues.

UPDATE: RIAA Wins First File-Sharing Jury Trial

As we predicted yesterday, the RIAA slaps its first tally mark in the "win" column for jury trials related to its anti-infringement efforts.

A La Carte Cable

A plucky band of cable consumers tries to sue their way to not having to pay for stuff they don't want. How will this affect your cable bill? Stay tuned.

Premier Pretends to Patent Playlists

A company has filed suit against a number of media and hardware producers alleging that they infringed its patent in the idea of putting music in a playlist. Really!

RIAA Defendant Threatens the Empire

An RIAA defendant challenges the grounds on which the RIAA's P2P-lawsuit campaign is premised: does "making available" equal distributing?