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Larry Magid: Google Punishes Rap Genius Website Over SEO Practices

The website Rap Genius, which provides annotated lyrics for hip-hop songs, has been punished by Google after the tech giant said they violated rules while trying to improve their search rankings.

12/27/2013

The 11th Annual Webby Awards

Beastie Boys Sue GoldieBlox Over Copyright Infringement

The lawsuit claims that the toy company has infringed upon other artists, including Queen, Daft Punk, Kaskade & others…

12/12/2013

Beastie Boys (credit: Nathanial Hornblower/Nasty Little Man)

GoldieBlox Offers Peace To ‘Beastie Boys’ In Open Letter

“Although we believe our parody video falls under fair use, we would like to respect his wishes and yours.” – Excerpt from Goldiblox open letter

11/27/2013

Adam Horovitz & Michael Diamond of the “Beastie Boys” (credit: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

Beastie Boys In Legal Feud With Oakland Toymaker Over ‘Girls’ Viral Ad

The hip-hop group sent a letter to Oakland toymaker GoldieBlox over a viral commercial parodying the hit song “Girls”…

11/25/2013

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