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Twitter Deletes Trump Clip After REM’s Copyright Claim

CNBC reports: A satirical video using music from rock band R.E.M., which was shared by the Twitter account of President Donald Trump, has been removed from the social media site after the publisher of the band’s songs complained. A lawyer for Universal Music Publishing Group had reached out to Twitter on Friday asking that the video, which was first posted …

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Pepe Creator Files Copyright Suit Against InfoWars

The Wrap reports: No fake news here — Alex Jones’ InfoWars is being sued by the creator of inadvertent alt-right mascot, Pepe the Frog. Cartoonist Matt Furie filed suit against conspiracy theorist Jones’ InfoWars on Monday, alleging that his amphibian creation was used without his authorization. “Artist Matt Furie created the Pepe the Frog character in the early 2000s. At …

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