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MP hopes to ban ticket touting bots through Digital Economy Bill
Kickass lawyers demand America's criminal case be dismissed
Harry Shearer sues Universal owner Vivendi over This Is Spinal Tap royalties
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Police investigating altercation between Azealia Banks and Russell Crowe
Bob Geldof sued by former bandmate over song ownership
Live Nation seek to dismiss criminal case over Radiohead stage collapse
RIAA submits its annual piracy snitch list
SFX rejects money claims from its founder and former CEO
Ed Sheeran's lawyers complain about length of song-theft lawsuit
Kesha seeks to keep medical records confidential in ongoing Dr Luke litigation
Man pleads guilty to illegally uploading Top 40 hits
Quincy Jones lawsuit to include sales v licence debate, delays court date
Dr Dre and Ice Cube removed from civil action relating to Suge Knight homicide
Snoop Dogg settles lawsuit with brewery
Cliff Richard files lawsuit over BBC's coverage of police raid of his home
Former Sun journalist found guilty of tampering with evidence in Tulisa drugs case
Cox Communications seeks legal costs from Round Hill Music
Fabric appeal hearing set for end of November
Plans to open Prince's Paisley Park as a museum this week postponed
Russian ministry presents plans for taking over collective licensing to Deputy PM
Extradition proceedings underway in Kickass case
Straight Outta Compton defamation lawsuit could continue if 'successor-in-interest' can be found
Justin Bieber ordered to give deposition in pap attack case
Judge approves latest plans to take SFX out of bankruptcy
CMU Podcast: YouTube, not YouTube, YouTube-mp3
Too much ambiguity in Sony's streaming deals for summary judgement on 19's sales v licence litigation, says judge
MIC says Congressional letter in support of BMI and ASCAP fails to deal with DoJ arguments around 100% licensing
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CMU Beef Of The Week #325: The Wolfhounds v Warner/Chappell