Judge Cramer in Marshall County, West Virginia posted a letter on the docket shortly after dismissing Bob Murray’s lawsuit against John Oliver, Last Week Tonight, and HBO. The letter comes from Mr. Murray, himself, and he’s pretty salty. Let’s read his attempt to guilt-trip the judge into reconsidering the dismissal.
A defense Attorney in Washington has uncovered a house-of-cards in a series of file sharing cases filed around the country. He alleges that at least one expert for Plaintiffs doesn’t exist and the location for one of the investigators is just a mailbox.
It’s a bit long, but worth it. Buckle up, and let’s go.
“Pharma Bro” Martin Skhreli was convicted of securities fraud, sentenced to seven years in jail, and ordered to forfeit $7,360,450.00, including his one-of-a-kind Wu-Tang Clan album “Once Upon a Time in Shaolin”.
Let’s review the Judge’s Order and Skhreli’s sentence.
Our hopes for a court’s intervention in the #adpocaylpse were dashed when the Judge in the ZombieGoBoom case dismissed the entire matter after considering both parties’ positions.
The Judge said that the YouTube Terms of Service are clear and unambiguous. Ambiguity or worse would be required to find that the Terms are either unconscionable or in breach of the implied covenant of good faith.
Let’s read the judge’s Opinion and see why.
Matt Furie, creator of Pepe the Frog, has alleged that a poster created/sold by Alex Jones’s Infowars is an unauthorized use of the character and, therefore, copyright infringement.
Let’s review both the copyright infringement claims as well as jurisdiction, or why Furie thinks he can sue a Texas LLC in California where Furie resides.