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Queen want Donald Trump to stop using their music. But the law might be on Trump's side.

The long-awaited hoverboard safety crackdown has finally arrived

Everything you need to know to understand the Grammys' 83 categories

The Trans-Pacific Partnership is great for elites. Is it good for anyone else?

PETA is suing over a monkey's right to own its selfies

Facebook's freebooting problem, explained

The Fat Jew’s Instagram plagiarism scandal, explained

4 pro-growth reforms that liberals and conservatives could agree on

The Supreme Court just refused to review a disastrous ruling on software copyrights

How copyright law threatens your right to repair your car

This is the best version of Star Wars — and watching it is a crime

"If you want to use music, you've got to pay for it": Music's crisis, and how to fix it

Why the music industry should be tackling three major problems: infrastructure, transparency, and technology.

The weird legal reason many of your favorite shows aren’t on DVD

5 of Jon Stewart's funniest, harshest, most memorable takedowns

This horribly dull government report could change music forever. We read it for you.

Here's why Song, Album, and Record of the year are different Grammys

Songwriter Aloe Blacc has a plan to save the music industry

The TPP is one of the only topics on which Obama and the GOP agreed last night

The crazy reason Selma doesn't use the actual words from MLK's speeches

If Congress hadn't extended copyright, Batman and Gone with the Wind would be free today

Is streaming bad for artists? Yes and no. The future of music, explained.

Reddit's reaction to the Sony hack: the company values corporations more than women

7 internet policy ideas that everyone can agree on

A music publisher says a Cox customer shared illegal files 54,489 times. Is Cox liable?

Redditor says Western Union demanded takedown of this Bitcoin ad mocking the company

How copyright law could get you killed

Why the GOP's Senate takeover could be a big deal for net neutrality and patent reform

How copyright law gives Amazon too much power over the book industry

2 things you need to know about Don Verrilli, the frontrunner to be Attorney General

You can't patent movies or music. So why are there software patents?

Why Reddit just banned a community devoted to sharing celebrity nudes

Why Amazon spent $970 million to buy Twitch