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McDonalds facing a string of copyright infringement suits

Oh dear oh dear, what is the matter with McDonalds? Their corporate website is full of warm and fluffy statements about how seriously they take their corporate social responsibility. They are into ‘Recycling’, ‘Reusing’ and Supporting youngsters and the community.’  Really – how come then that they are facing a string of copyright infringement suits from graffiti artists over the reproduction of their work in McDonald outlets both sides of the Atlantic. Seems the recycling…
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Infringing Playboy and it’s not Trump!

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) have ruled that hyperlinks can infringe copyright within the EU. In 2011, GS Media published a report regarding nude photos of Britt Decker, the copyright of which was owned by Sanoma (who run Playboy in the Netherlands), the report referred to a link to locate the pictures by clicking on a hyperlink “HERE”. Once the user clicked on “HERE” they were directed to an Australian website…
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