Wed Aug 11, 2010 @ 09:26AM PST
- Google's victory against Viacom became official yesterday. Here's the final judgment. Now comes the appeal. The papers should be filed soon. UPDATE: It's officially appealed.
- President Obama signed into law yesterday the Speech Act, an effort to crack down on "libel tourism," or plaintiffs shopping for favorable rulings in defamation cases oversees. The legislation will make foreign libel rulings harder to enforce in US courts.
- The judge in the Lindsay Lohan case has removed herself after allegations she improperly contacted people involved in the case. [TMZ]
- China is taking a big step in its piracy crackdown. In a first, the China Film Copyright Protection Assn has announced it will sue two movie download portals and several Internet cafes. [People's Daily]
- Are these the top 10 courtroom dramas? Topping the list are the trial scenes in the 1957 film "Witness for the Prosecution." [Obsessed With Film]
- What's going on in the House of Disney? A Pennsylvania woman is suing claiming she was molested by Donald Duck during a visit to Epcot Center. [The Smoking Gun]