Record Labels Secure Big Win in Piracy Lawsuit Against Spinrilla
Dec02

Record Labels Secure Big Win in Piracy Lawsuit Against Spinrilla

Operating a mixtape site is not without risk. By definition, mixes include multiple sound recordings that are often protected by copyright. Popular hip-hop mixtape site and app Spinrilla, which has millions of users, is well aware of these risks. In 2017, the company was sued by several record labels, backed by the RIAA, that accused the company of massive copyright infringement. “Spinrilla specializes in ripping off music creators by...

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Court Suspends ‘Copyright Troll’ Lawyer From Practicing Law
Dec02

Court Suspends ‘Copyright Troll’ Lawyer From Practicing Law

Over the past several years, independent photographers have filed more than a thousand lawsuits against companies that allegedly used their work without permission. The majority of these cases, with prominent targets such as Yahoo.com, Verizon.com, MSN.com, MTV.com, Gawker.com, are handled by attorney Richard Liebowitz. When we first spotted this emerging trend in 2016, Liebowitz told us that he was helping independent photographers...

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Over 5,000 Bitcoin Worth $97 Million from the 2016 Bitfinex Hack Spring Into Action
Dec01

Over 5,000 Bitcoin Worth $97 Million from the 2016 Bitfinex Hack Spring Into Action

As bitcoin surpassed its 2017 all-time high on Monday morning, a few hours later 5,045 BTC or $97 million worth of bitcoin from the 2016 Bitfinex hack was transferred. The hackers that stole the funds four years ago have moved the bitcoins numerous times this year. The hackers that stole 119,756 BTC from the cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex on August 2, 2016, have moved a number of stolen coins in 2020. The coins that were taken over...

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Ideaology’s IDEA Token – Uniting Freelancers and Startup Innovators
Dec01

Ideaology’s IDEA Token – Uniting Freelancers and Startup Innovators

The term “ecosystem” flies on the radar within the blockchain and business development industries nowadays. There must be a great need for a productive, digital, and self-sustaining environment with all the essential ingredients for investing, business development, and career growth. Ideaology saw the need for such a platform and developed the Active IDEA platform. A revolutionary platform backed by blockchain technology with an...

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Status of Second Stimulus Checks as Deadline for Government Shutdown Draws Near
Dec01

Status of Second Stimulus Checks as Deadline for Government Shutdown Draws Near

As Americans wait to hear if they will receive second stimulus checks, lawmakers are scrambling to avert the looming government shutdown. A spending bill, which could include some stimulus measures, must be passed before the Dec. 11 deadline to avoid the shutdown. Stimulus Payments Affected by Government Shutdown As U.S. lawmakers continue their stimulus negotiations, including providing Americans with the second round of direct...

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