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June 2015 Archives

Neil Young to Donald Trump: Don't rock at my expense

People in California and elsewhere who are old enough to remember the 1984 presidential election likely recall quite clearly images of Ronald Reagan stepping up to podiums across the country with flags waving and the song "Born in the U.S.A." blaring in the background.

With a sponsorship, one side can lose if the other misbehaves

Even if you're not a soccer fan, chances are your interest has been piqued because of the recent media buzz about the 47-count indictment that was levied against nine of FIFA's officials. Joked about on John Oliver's show "Last Week Tonight," the scandal has raised awareness of corruption in the organization and has sparked debates about how the indictments will affect future dealings within FIFA.

How long does a copyright last?

From movies to songs, books to pieces of artwork, you can hardly turn your head anymore and find a piece of intellectual property that isn't copyrighted. This is because most artists don't want to miss out on the potential royalties their piece of work could generate. They also know that if they don't protect it with a copyright, someone else could easily come along and steal it, making money off of their hard work and creative idea.