Turtles crushed.

A federal appeals court has affirmed a New York appeals court’s December ruling that a lower New York Court ruled erroneously in granting a right of protection for pre-1972 sound recordings in a case brought by Turtles founders Mark Volman…

Patent troll? You decide.

A company incorporated in Belize, Global Interactive Media, has once again brought suit against a major U.S. media company for alleged patent infringement. GIM is suing Cumulus Media over the latter’s “Station Finder” service, with which visitors to its corporate…

LRFA reintroduced.

The NAB-driven Local Radio Freedom Act has been introduced in the House by Representatives Michael Conaway (R-TX) and Gene Green (D-TX), and in the Senate by Senators John Barrasso (R-WY) and Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND). The measure reads, “Congress shall not…