‘Grease’ Parody Writers Say Fair Use Is The One They Want

The Georgia-based comedians behind “Vape: The Musical” asked a New York federal court on Friday to declare their play eligible for protection from copyright infringement claims by the creators of “Grease,” claiming their story is a parody of the iconic theatrical production…

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‘Afflicted’ Subjects Sue Netflix For Defamation, Fraud

Netflix Inc. and the production company behind the streaming service‚Äôs “Afflicted” series allegedly tricked the subjects of the documentary into participating and then smeared them as crazy for insisting that they suffer from chronic ailments, according to a suit lodged Wednesday in California state court…

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9th Circ. Keeps Internet Speed Suit Against Cox In Fed. Court

A proposed class action accusing Cox Communications Inc. of lying about its internet service speeds will stay in California federal court, after the Ninth Circuit on Thursday said the cable company had adequately alleged that it is a citizen of a different state than the man bringing the suit…

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Feds Can’t Slow Production Of Khashoggi Docs In FOIA Case

A New York federal judge has said the U.S. departments of State and Defense can’t reduce the rate at which the court ordered them to produce documents in response to a Freedom of Information Act request centering on the killing of Saudi-born, U.S.-based journalist Jamal Khashoggi…

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