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A Massive Copyright S***storm Is Brewing, And iTunes Is Involved

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<a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2012/03/63640998_a9090d725f.jpg"></a>The Copyright Act of 1976 is a fairly obscure law to most people, but it's about to become very, very important to everyone involved.

SMOKE BREAK

Rockstar Jacked Cypress Hill For GTA San Andreas?

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<a href="http://www.engadget.com/2010/12/09/cypress-hill-backup-singer-sees-himself-in-grand-theft-auto-sue/"> So get this. Michael "Shagg" Washington of <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/cypress-hill">Cypress Hill</a> fame is suing Rockstar Games for $250 Million over wrongful use of his likeness.

Whitney Harper

“The World Is Not Enough…”

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While announcing this <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/?p=10015">agreement</a> out front in press conference, upstairs the legal department decided to reject a judge's decision for 20-year-old Whitney Harper to pay $200 per song after having been found guilty in a copyright infringement case.

THE NEW MODEL

“Hold Up, Wait A Minute, Let Me…” – More On Muxtape

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The RIAA released their statement regarding their current duel with Muxtape, simply saying they had been in communications with Muxtape for months but the site "was hosting copies of copyrighted sound recordings without authorization from the copyright owners.


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