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Is TikTok Really Out of the Woods? ‘TikTok v. Trump’ Refiled as ‘TikTok v. Biden’ In Federal Appeals Court

In spite of reports indicating that TikTok won’t have to make concessions under the Biden administration, a case involving the controversial short-form video-sharing platform has been refiled as “TikTok v. Biden” in a federal appeals court. A recently submitted motion to hold the lawsuit in abeyance, “with status reports due at 60-day intervals,” reveals that […]

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Pro Music Rights Names Georgia-Based Artist in Defamation, Trademark Infringement Lawsuit

Florida-based performing rights organization Pro Music Rights is suing musician Miles Austin Goldman for allegedly making “defamatory statements” about the PRO and allegedly targeting its founder, Jake Noch, with “countless harassing phone calls and violent threats.” Pro Music Rights (PMR) and Jake Noch recently submitted the 12-page-long complaint to a Florida federal court, and Digital […]

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Migos Settles Multimillion-Dollar Lawsuit Against “Self-Absorbed Shyster Lawyer”

Migos performing live. Photo Credit: The Come Up Show Georgia-based hip-hop trio Migos have officially settled the firmly worded lawsuit that they filed against “a self-absorbed shyster lawyer” in July of 2020. According to the 22-page-long complaint, which Migos submitted to a California federal court, one Damien Granderson “is the personification of a self-absorbed shyster […]

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Live Nation Sues Factory Mutual for COVID-19 ‘Property Damages and Business Interruption Losses’

Live Nation is suing Rhode Island-based insurance company Factory Mutual for allegedly failing to provide policy-related compensation “for property damages and business interruption losses” incurred amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Beverly Hills-based Live Nation recently submitted the 25-page-long complaint to a California federal court, and Digital Music News obtained an exclusive copy of the corresponding filing. […]

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Kanye West Is Suing His Former Intern for $500,000

Kanye West and his Yeezy apparel line are officially suing a former intern for $500,000 over alleged non-disclosure agreement (NDA) violations. Kanye West and Yeezy recently submitted the half-million-dollar complaint to a California federal court. Having allegedly signed a non-disclosure agreement as part of a summer internship with Yeezy, an individual named Ryan Inwards proceeded […]