Hollywood Docket: Perez Hilton's obscenity slip-up; 'pirates' too sexy; 10 best NCAA lawsuits

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Hollywood Docket: Perez Hilton's obscenity slip-up; 'pirates' too sexy; 10 best NCAA lawsuits

Thu Mar 18, 2010 @ 09:56AM PST
  • Documents revealing sensitive information will be released today in Viacom's lawsuit against Google-owned YouTube. The summary judgment motions have been under seal for more than a week. [AP]
  • Blogger Perez Hilton may have violated a federal obscenity law when he posted an explicit adult video of a late-night television talk show personality. [True/Slant]
  • Aram Saroyan, the son of author William Saroyan, is suing Stanford University, SonyATV Music Publishing and ASCAP claiming he owns half the copyright to the song "Come On-a My House" by virtue of a termination of grant from an estate. [CNS] 
  • Some copyright holders don't like the word "pirates" because it denotes something sexy and adventurous in the Johnny Depp sense. [Arts Technica]

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