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USC Events cancels Lucky following embroilment in Insomniac lawsuit

USC Events confirmed via social media on Monday, February 10, that the 2020 edition of their St. Patrick’s Day-themed Lucky Festival had been officially cancelled, with refunds being issued to buyers. The decision to pull the event follows a fallout between the Seattle-based promoter and their former partner Insomniac Events, which culminated in a lawsuit […]

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USC Events cancels Lucky following embroilment in Insomniac lawsuit

USC Events confirmed via social media on Monday, February 10, that the 2020 edition of their St. Patrick’s Day-themed Lucky Festival had been officially cancelled, with refunds being issued to buyers. The decision to pull the event follows a fallout between the Seattle-based promoter and their former partner Insomniac Events, which culminated in a lawsuit […]

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USC Events cancels Lucky following embroilment in Insomniac lawsuit

USC Events confirmed via social media on Monday, February 10, that the 2020 edition of their St. Patrick’s Day-themed Lucky Festival had been officially cancelled, with refunds being issued to buyers. The decision to pull the event follows a fallout between the Seattle-based promoter and their former partner Insomniac Events, which culminated in a lawsuit […]

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SnowGlobe facing lawsuit after carcinogen found at 2018 event

SnowGlobe Music Festival is facing a lawsuit over excessive levels of benzene (a cancer-causing chemical) were detected after their 2018 event, according to the Tahoe Daily Tribune. Carolyn Cox, a senior scientist at the Center for Environmental Health (CEH), told the TDT that the CEH that their measurements showed benzene levels above state standards in […]

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Miley Cyrus settles $300 million ‘We Can’t Stop’ copyright infringement lawsuit

Miley Cyrus has reportedly settled the $300 million copyright infringement lawsuit over her 2013 smash single, “We Can’t Stop.” Jamaican songwriter, Michael May, known by his stage name Flourgon, opened the lawsuit against Cyrus in March 2018 on the grounds that Cyrus’ song too closely resembled his 1988 song, “We Run Things.” May also sued […]

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Miley Cyrus settles $300 million ‘We Can’t Stop’ copyright infringement lawsuit

Miley Cyrus has reportedly settled the $300 million copyright infringement lawsuit over her 2013 smash single, “We Can’t Stop.” Jamaican songwriter, Michael May, known by his stage name Flourgon, opened the lawsuit against Cyrus in March 2018 on the grounds that Cyrus’ song too closely resembled his 1988 song, “We Run Things.” May also sued […]

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Burning Man festival sues federal government, cites overcharging fees

Since 1990, the quite literally scorching Burning Man festival has drawn droves to the deserts of Nevada to celebrate the best of music, art, and the spirit of legendary event. The festival has historically hosted on public grounds, renting space from the government. Now, Black Rock City LLC (the company behind Burning Man) is suing […]

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Burning Man festival sues federal government, cites overcharging fees

Since 1990, the quite literally scorching Burning Man festival has drawn droves to the deserts of Nevada to celebrate the best of music, art, and the spirit of legendary event. The festival has historically hosted on public grounds, renting space from the government. Now, Black Rock City LLC (the company behind Burning Man) is suing […]

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Burning Man festival sues federal government, cites overcharging fees

Since 1990, the quite literally scorching Burning Man festival has drawn droves to the deserts of Nevada to celebrate the best of music, art, and the spirit of legendary event. The festival has historically hosted on public grounds, renting space from the government. Now, Black Rock City LLC (the company behind Burning Man) is suing […]

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Spinnin’ successfully appeals ruling in Martin Garrix lawsuit, overturning 2017 decision

There’s a reason we’re starting to see artists shift away from major label endorsements. The story of artists getting the short end of the stick and a label lining their pockets isn’t a new one. It’s not easy to imagine that the younger the artist, the easier it is to lock in a label-favoring contract, […]

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TikTok settles out of another lawsuit regarding privacy of minors

TikTok’s popularity continues to soar, with recent numbers indicating over 110 million app downloads in the US alone. But legal troubles for the video sharing social network continue to mount. This week TikTok’s parent company ByteDance agreed to a settlement of 1.1 million dollars after it was alleged to have mishandled the personal data of […]

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TikTok settles out of another lawsuit regarding privacy of minors

TikTok’s popularity continues to soar, with recent numbers indicating over 110 million app downloads in the US alone. But legal troubles for the video sharing social network continue to mount. This week TikTok’s parent company ByteDance agreed to a settlement of 1.1 million dollars after it was alleged to have mishandled the personal data of […]

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Kaskade sues KAOS for cancellation of Las Vegas shows

In the short amount of time that Las Vegas club KAOS spent operating, its run was mired by exuberant costs and rumors of artists pulling out of their residencies. Now, KAOS will face a legal battle with Kaskade for breach of contract on the grounds of cancelling his shows in light of the club’s closure. […]

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Kaskade sues KAOS for cancellation of Las Vegas shows

In the short amount of time that Las Vegas club KAOS spent operating, its run was mired by exuberant costs and rumors of artists pulling out of their residencies. Now, KAOS will face a legal battle with Kaskade for breach of contract on the grounds of cancelling his shows in light of the club’s closure. […]

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The Pokémon Company Wants To Hunt Leakers On 4Chan, Discord

Earlier this month, before the game’s release, leaked images of Pokémon Sword & Shield starting turning up online. That’s pretty normal for a big video game, but The Pokémon Company are taking the matter very seriously, so seriously that they’re asking a court if they can serve subpoenas on 4chan and Discord.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Ja Rule officially cleared in Fyre Fest lawsuit

Ja Rule‘s name is officially cleared in the $100 million Fyre Festival lawsuit. Multiple reports confirm that the rapper will not face charges in the messy fallout from the failed festival. The judge overseeing the case dropped Ja Rule’s name from the lawsuit because he was believed to not be unaware of the major details […]

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X-Men’s Theme Song Faces Lawsuit Over Similarities to Hungarian Police Drama

The theme song to X-Men: The Animated Series is undeniably amazing, but now there are accusations that it was stolen. A Hungarian man has filed a lawsuit against Marvel, Disney, Fox, Apple, Amazon, and others—along with folks from Saban Entertainment—claiming that the theme song was plagiarized. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Judge Rules That Twitch’s Contract With Banned Streamer Includes ‘Unconscionable’ Language

The legal saga between Twitch and the banned Counter-Strike: Global Offensive streamer James “PhantomL0rd” Varga continues. The judge’s latest ruling is a potential mark in the “win” column for Varga, as well as other Twitch streamers who might have grievances with Twitch in the future.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Twitch Sues Trolls Who Turned Artifact’s Page Into A Porn-Riddled Disaster

Late last month, the Twitch game category section dedicated to embattled Valve card game Artifact briefly rocketed back into relevance. That was almost entirely thanks to the concerted efforts of trolls, who created dummy channels and violated the heck out of Twitch’s terms of service with broadcasts that included…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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