The strange legal quirk has its roots in copyright law and DVD piracy
The piece of classical music has proved a serial money-spinner for a succession of copyright owners, including the composer’s brother’s masseuse, her hairdresser husband and his second wife
Lawyers for the plaintiff have confirmed that the lawsuit has 'always been about credit where credit is due'
Jimmy Page and Robert Plant are by no means the only ones
Tattoo designer Solid Oak Sketches has claimed that 2K Games breached their copyright by depicting players' tattoos in their basketball games
The brothers' plan has been heavily criticised by some other members of the YouTube community
The EC’s competition authorities have highlighted Sky TV’s deals with Disney, Universal, Paramount, Sony, 20th Century Fox and Warner Bros, saying they could violate EU law because they prevent customers outside the UK or Ireland from accessing the services
After a protracted legal fight, the owners of the copyright to ‘Happy Birthday To You’ will no longer receive royalties every time the tune is sung in films or in public. But strict ownership laws for music remain, reports Hazel Sheffield
Attorneys for Jay Z have claimed the rapper properly acquired the rights to an Egyptian musician's melody to use for his hit 1999 song Big Pimpin', as a trial in a longstanding copyright lawsuit got underway.
All of the disabled websites were operated by the same organisation, which has itself disappeared
Naruto, the six-year-old crested macaque, took the selfie in the Tangkoko Reserve in Indonesia while photographer David Slater wasn't looking
The suprise sale allows Google to drop a struggling part of their business and lets Lenovo leapfrog their way to third place in smartphone sales
Bavaria has cleared the way for Adolf Hitler’s manifesto Mein Kampf to be published in Germany for the first time since the Second World War.
In the spirit of educational shaming, here are the year's most popular — and therefore least effective — passwords
King has reportedly begun using their trademark to issue takedown notices
A virtual currency that declared itself inspired by Kanye West has shut down after the rapper filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against its creators.