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  1. Hollywood's Top 10 Legal Disputes of 2014

    7:46 am 12/30/2014

    The Sony hack and the Supreme Court's Aereo decision were important stories. But what was the biggest, most consequential legal dispute from the past year?Read more

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  2. 'Innocence of Muslims': Appeals Court Amends Controversial Ruling

    10:38 am 7/11/2014

    Judge Alex Kozinski attempts to soothe nerves by suggesting that Google can still prevail on a fair use defense, but stays firm in his opinion that an actor's performance can be copyrightable. Read more

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  3. White House Contacted YouTube About Anti-Muslim Film During Benghazi Attack, Congressman Says

    11:09 am 5/23/2014

    A still-classified State Department email suggests that the Obama administration initially believed the events in Libya were connected to the "Innocence of Muslims" clip.Read more

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  4. Hollywood Docket: Tivo Patents; 'Innocence of Muslims' Update; WME v. Geraldo

    11:56 am 3/17/2014

    A roundup of entertainment law news including more on the "Queen of Versailles" arbitration.Read more

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  5. Hollywood Experts Divided on Implications of 'Muslims' Ruling

    8:47 pm 2/28/2014

    Some agree with the decision, others don’t; most doubt an increase in litigation, but several experts are concerned; and one has advice for transactional lawyers.Read more

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  6. Secret 'Innocence of Muslims' Order Caused Google to Go Ballistic

    3:53 pm 2/26/2014

    The search giant had advance warning of what was coming and made an emergency motion slamming an appeals court for doing something it says was "stunning."Read more

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  7. 'Innocence of Muslims' Actress Scores Huge Victory at Appeals Court

    10:21 am 2/26/2014

    Google now facing liability for refusing to remove the controversial anti-Islamic film from YouTube.Read more

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  8. Ted Cruz to Address Hollywood's Secret Conservative Group Friends of Abe (Exclusive)

    7:30 am 2/20/2014

    The group rightly refused a request from the IRS to reveal the names of its members, says the Republican senator from Texas; "FOA should respond to the IRS as it would to any McCarthyite request for information."Read more

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  9. 'Innocence of Muslims' Filmmaker: '60 Minutes' Never Called Me

    1:30 pm 11/8/2013

    Mark Basseley Youssef, who directed the film initially blamed for starting a riot in Benghazi that ended in American deaths, says CBS never spoke to him for the now-retracted segment.Read more

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  10. 'Innocence of Muslims' Filmmaker Planning New Film About Islamic Terrorism

    11:34 pm 9/30/2013

    Mark Basseley Youssef, just released from a halfway house after going to prison for bank fraud, tells THR that he does not blame Obama administration officials who said his YouTube video caused the the notorious Benghazi attack -- and that the full two-hour version of his film remains locked in a safe deposit box. Read more

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