Mickey Mouse as Steamboat Willie in Deal with It Meme

‘Steamboat Willie, no!’: Memes of Disney’s original version of Mickey Mouse committing atrocities flood web after copyright expires

Memes, horror movies, and video games are already being created.

On Jan 2, 2024 by Mikael Thalen

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‘IT’S ENOUGH SLICES!’: Activision sues creator Anthony Fantano after he requests six-figure payment for the use of his viral pizza slice TikTok audio

Everyone wants a slice of the revenue pie.

On Jul 26, 2023 by Franklin Graves

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YouTube creators are fuming after Alex Edson’s alleged false copyright claims

The owner of the “Business Casual” channel is facing heat for issuing copyright strikes against his rivals.

On May 23, 2023 by Kelsey Weekman

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Nintendo copyright crackdown nearly de-platforms creator, reigniting fair use debates

Recent claims by the video game publisher that target ‘modded’ games hint at an aggressive strategy that could have immediate implications for creators.

On May 4, 2023 by Lon Harris

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2 journalists sue Andy Ngo over his online use of their videos (update)

They say Ngo reposted their videos without permission, leading to online and physical attacks from his audience.

On Dec 10, 2021 by Claire Goforth

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‘This is extremely humiliating’: Instagram influencer says movie creators stole her chest tattoo design, associated it with ‘satanism and murder’

The director of 'God Is a Bullet' acknowledged the similarity.

On Aug 19, 2021 by Rachel Kiley

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Twitter takes down photo posted by Trump after copyright claim

The photo was from the 'New York Times.'

On Jul 2, 2020 by Andrew Wyrich

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This organization wants people to pay for the bisexual flag

'Bi pride but make it capitalist!'

On Apr 29, 2020 by Moises Mendez II

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Jay-Z doesn’t want you to hear this deepfaked audio of him reciting Shakespeare

The mogul tried to have the audio removed from YouTube.

On Apr 29, 2020 by Mikael Thalen

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What does the EU’s Copyright Directive mean for the future of the internet?

Will the EU's controversial new legislation result in a 'meme ban'?

On Mar 26, 2019 by Mikael Thalen

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Trump meme removed after copyright complaint

Everybody hurts sometimes—even the president.

On Feb 16, 2019 by Ellen Ioanes

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YouTuber Pokimane defends herself against PewDiePie’s copyright criticism

The YouTube copyright controversy continues.

On Jan 14, 2019 by Josh Katzowitz

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Turner blocked a popular ‘Rick and Morty’ fan video over copyright infringement (updated)

What a big old donkey d*ck move.

On Oct 20, 2018 by Stacey Ritzen

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Memes are fighting back against Europe’s new Copyright Directive law

You can take these memes out of our cold, dead hands.

On Sep 13, 2018 by Stacey Ritzen

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How Europe’s Copyright Directive could change the future of the internet

The controversial Copyright Directive aims to protect creators.

On Sep 12, 2018 by Ellen Ioanes