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Russian invasion would infringe US/UK copyright

Prime Minister David Cameron has sent a stark warning to the Russian ambassador to London, saying that any military intervention in the Ukraine would be in serious breach of international law, could escalate tensions and would blatantly ‘pinch our idea!’. This sentiment was echoed by the Whitehouse, who claimed that ‘sticking their nose where it doesn’t belong’ is as American as ‘apple pie’, ‘type one diabetes’ and ‘high school massacres’.

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Posted: Mar 1st, 2014
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Gunman charged over illegal use of Olympic race-starting noise

the 'ell of the LawA crazed gunman who ran amok with a pistol in a busy shopping centre has been told he faces prosecution for copyright infringement, due to his unauthorised use of the Official Race-Starting Noise of the London 2012 Olympics.

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Posted: Jul 19th, 2012
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Cheapskate e-book fans hail 70th anniversary of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s death

December 21st will mark the 70th anniversary of the death of Great Gatsby author F. Scott Fitzgerald, and trigger a bonanza for stingy literature fans everywhere, who admire his work, but would rather pay jack shit for it.

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Posted: Nov 5th, 2010
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Snowman’s lawyers sue children for copyright theft

Lawyers acting for the author Raymond Briggs have issued a lawsuit against 250,000 UK children over the ‘sub-standard imitation of our client’s creation of a snowman and the subsequent devaluation of his royalty payments.’

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Posted: Jan 21st, 2010
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