Four Second Circuit judges gave fair use victories (separately) to rapper Drake and blogger Sargon of Akkad, concluding that defendants' uses of plaintiffs' work to comment on it and criticize it were fair use and thus not copyright infringement.
Federal judge's ruling in a fair-use lawsuit "is a big win for the First Amendment."
A poorly written proposal to expand copyright claims could potentially decimate online sharing of information.
Boing Boing has filed a motion to dismiss.
A legal fight involving the alt-right, Trump voters, one of Washington, D.C.'s most powerful law firms, and the website 4chan is brewing.
Jury finds use of Java API was covered by fair use