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Monkey snap copyright spat settled

Written by Ellis Sweetenham on 13 September 2017

Photographer David Slater was surprised that monkey Naruto had taken such a perfect selfie snap on his camera whilst in the Indonesian jungle in 2011.
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RIAA hits out at human rights laws

Written by Jessie Hamill-Stewart on 29 August 2017

US Songwriter groups and elsewhere are hitting out at Recording Industry Association of America, for openly ignoring human right laws for musical creators, such as song writers.
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Dominic Chappell to be sued over BHS

Written by Jessie Hamill-Stewart on 24 August 2017

It has been announced that the Pensions Regular will be suing former BHS boss Dominic Chappell for failing to provide information and documents requested by the regulator during the investigation of the sale of BHS.
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A guide to buying a business

Written by Michael Coyle on 24 August 2017

Choosing to sell a business can seem stressful and complicated, but early planning will ensure that you have a structure in place and that you have had time to develop a smart exit plan, you will also be in a better position to refine the business and position effectively, and therefore add value to it, which will in turn make it easier for you to sell. This will maximise your success which is of course the ultimate goal.
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MPAA wins copyright infringement case

Written by Jessie Hamill-Stewart on 22 August 2017

Motion Picture Association of America has just had a copyright victory against Chinese video platform, Xunlei, and it was a long time coming.
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