Blurred Lines: still a copy

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As you may remember from a couple years ago, Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams have found themselves in a bit of trouble over their (admittedly, quite catchy) song, Blurred Lines. Back in 2013, Thicke and Williams filed a lawsuit asking a federal district court in California to declare that their work was not a copy of Got… Read more »

Star Wars: The Copyright Question

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As a huge Star Wars fan, I was super excited when I saw this on YouTube:  That’s right, Star Wars: The Animated Movie. Hand-drawn by Jeronimus Dekker with “a monk’s sense of concentrating and dedication”, this short film is a 6-minute summation of the first Star Wars movie, A New Hope. And it’s amazing. Each frame… Read more »