UK Lawmakers Legalize ‘Funny’ Parodies
September 29 2014 4:06 PM EDT
Under an amendment to UK copyright law, parodies may be deemed illegitimate if individual judges find them unfunny.
GoFundMe Threatens Lawsuit Against Civil Rights Group
September 29 2014 12:57 PM EDT
A lawyer for GoFundMe accused the group Color of Change of a “smear campaign” intent of defaming its name.
Marvel Entertainment Settles With Jack Kirby Estate
September 26 2014 8:30 PM EDT
If it reached the Supreme Court, the case could have cost Disney "billions."
Meet The New Republican Host Who Has Liberals Smitten
September 26 2014 11:39 AM EDT
Former Bush communications chief Nicolle Wallace debuted on ABC’s retooled “The View” this month, and “libs” love her.
‘Black-ish’ Draws Eyeballs For ABC
September 25 2014 4:01 PM EDT
Buoyed by positive reviews and a flurry of Twitter chatter, the new sitcom “Black-ish” pulled strong viewership for ABC.
No More Mr. Nice Comcast
September 24 2014 5:23 PM EDT
In a blistering FCC filing, Comcast accused its many opponents of extortion, a charge critics called “absurd.”
Filming On Federal Land? It’ll Cost You
September 24 2014 1:46 PM EDT
A proposed rule would require permits to film in forests, but press advocates say the government is barking up the wrong tree.
Fire Destroys Mike Brown Memorial In Ferguson
September 23 2014 4:24 PM EDT
The cause of an early-morning blaze that destroyed a Mike Brown memorial is under investigation, but residents are suspicious.
‘There Is No Place For Hate In Pennsylvania’
September 23 2014 1:54 PM EDT
A bill to expand Pennsylvania’s hate crime laws has broad support, but Republicans are accused of foot-dragging.
Gender Equality Is 'A Human Rights Issue'
September 22 2014 11:23 AM EDT
In a United Nations speech, the “Harry Potter” actress Emma Watson said more men and boys should fight for gender equality.
Meet The Hero Restaurant Owner Who’s Beating Yelp
September 19 2014 4:35 PM EDT
Davide Cerretini said he is just trying to make a point about Yelp, but his one-star reviews are something entirely more brilliant.
Don't Wear A Dress In Texas
September 18 2014 12:29 PM EDT
The state's highest criminal court has overruled privacy laws that ban photos taken for sexual gratification.
Jay Z Battles Bizarre Lawsuit Over Single Syllable
September 17 2014 5:40 PM EDT
Jay Z is asking a judge to dismiss a copyright lawsuit claiming he illegally sampled the word “Oh.”
Was Occupy Wall Street A Failure?
September 17 2014 7:36 AM EDT
Occupy Wall Street, which turns three on Wednesday, has fizzled out. But the brand remains, and maybe that was the point.
‘I Have The Right To Say No’
September 15 2014 8:59 PM EDT
“Django Unchained” actress Daniele Watts refused to show a cop her ID, and California law may be on her side.
When A Major Newspaper Doesn’t Get Twitter
September 15 2014 12:53 PM EDT
The Times of India tweets about the cleavage of a Bollywood actress, then tells her to take it as a compliment.
Airbnb Critics Launch Blistering Attack Ad In NYC
September 12 2014 7:13 PM EDT
Share Better, a coalition of officials and housing organizations, is determined to keep Airbnb out of New York City.
$10K To Work For Free? It’s Happening
September 12 2014 11:37 AM EDT
With legal questions surrounding unpaid internships, placement firms like Dream Careers are getting a second look.
Ex-Intern Drops Suit Against Letterman; Can We Blame Her?
September 11 2014 12:45 PM EDT
A former unpaid intern for David Letterman now says she was duped into pursuing litigation.
Chuck Todd Lifts Long-Suffering ‘Meet The Press’
September 09 2014 11:19 AM EDT
NBC’s Sunday-morning news show saw a ratings jump with the debut of Chuck Todd, who grilled President Obama.