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Church of Satan Sues Led Zeppelin

Funny story: Church of Satan Sues Led Zeppelin

Auntie Sandra Levi, High Priestess of The Church of Satan, filed a lawsuit this week alleging that rock band Led Zeppelin plagiarized the copyrighted liturgy of her church. "When they recorded the subliminal Satanic lyrics in Stairway to Heaven, t...

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Ahead Of 2016 RNC Trump Trademarks "Trump Supporters Riot™"

Funny story: Ahead Of 2016 RNC Trump Trademarks "Trump Supporters Riot™"

In a shrewd business move Donald Trump has applied for trademark status for the three word phrase "Trump Supporters Riot™." Now, whenever a newspaper or website uses the phrase Trump supporters riot™, the "™" symbol must appear and...

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Isle of Wight News - Flowerpot statue comes under fire

Funny story: Isle of Wight News - Flowerpot statue comes under fire

The controversial new sculpture erected at the end of Ryde pier has come under even more fire from an unexpected source, the children's television programme Bill and Ben. "When we had that charity appeal in 1986 for people to send in spare flower...

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The Spoof to be closed for one day in protest alongside Wikipedia

Funny story: The Spoof to be closed for one day in protest alongside Wikipedia

Popular artificial news site The Spoof will be supporting WikiPedia's stance on the US copyright laws by going dark for twenty-four hours. "Under new US legislation," said editor Mark Lowton, "much of the content of The Spoof would be illegal and...

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Sheffield pensioner hounded off YouTube by America

Funny story: Sheffield pensioner hounded off YouTube by America

Doting grandmother Nelly Bother, 76, was distraught today after her first tentative steps into the information age were completely ruined by the collective efforts of a bunch of Yanks. Nelly, of Shiregreen, with the help of her Help the Aged suppo...

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China TV Accused of Plagiarism

Funny story: China TV Accused of Plagiarism

Reports coming out of the Far East would suggest that CCTV (China Central TV) is regularly using footage from Western films and TV shows without paying any royalties. Back in 2004, the then European Trade Commissioner, Peter Mandelson, made the sa...

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Matasui Corporation Sues Conan O'Brien over Trademark Infringement

Funny story: Matasui Corporation Sues Conan O'Brien over Trademark Infringement

Industrial tool, feminine product and preschool toy manufacturing giant, Matasui Corporation, has filed a trademark infringement suit in U.S. federal court against the Conan O'Brien Show, for usurping the moniker "Tokyo Sandblaster" in their regular...

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Alarm copyright infringement

Funny story: Alarm copyright infringement

Tony Dribbleworth of Sheffield has launched an audacious bid to take back the money that he feels he is owed by alarm clock manufacturers the world over. Dribbleworth claims that he created the tune played by virtually every alarm clock created si...

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Yorkshire GP To Sue Funnyman Paul Whitemouse

Funny story: Yorkshire GP To Sue Funnyman Paul Whitemouse

In a bizarre twist to what has become a sad and seemingly never-ending saga, a doctor from Yorkshire has intimated that he is now intending to sue comedian and one-time cheese connoisseur Paul Whitemouse for breach of copyright. The story began se...

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Director Martin Scorsese Sues Mascot Mr. Clean Over Trademark Bushy Eyebrows

LOS ANGELES - Talk about giving the hairy eyeball! - In an unprecedented move last week, Academy Award-winning director Martin Scorsese filed criminal charges against popular household cleaning mascot Mr. Clean. Scorsese, 66, claimed that Clean, pres...

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Pirate Book Founders Found Guilty - Sent to Jail

Funny story: Pirate Book Founders Found Guilty - Sent to Jail

A court in Sweden has jailed several people behind The Pirate Book (TPB), also known as Below Decks, the world's most high-profile pirate-themed collaborative story, in a landmark case. The writers were found guilty of breaking decency laws and we...

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X-Men Star Calls for Death Penalty

X-Men: Origins star Hugh Jackman has added his voice to the growing calls for the return of capital punishment. The actor, who plays Wolverine in the upcoming movie, attacked 'the growing wave of serious crime' across the globe, and said that a re...

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Rights Fight Bites!

Funny story: Rights Fight Bites!

Hollywood,Ca. - Relatives of Stooge Curly Howard were in court again today, seeking damages for unauthorized use of their famous relative's name by French fry manufacturers. "Every one of these companies which sell or manufacture "Curly Fries" ow...

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Big Boy Sues Blagojevich for Copyright Infringement

Chicago, IL- There seems to be no end in sight to Ilinois govenor Rod Blagojevich legal woes. In addition to charges that Gov. Blagojevich attempted to auction off Barak Obama's vacant senate seat and accusations of shaking down a variety of chari...

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US Warns Israelis: Killing Civilians has an American Copyright

Funny story: US Warns Israelis: Killing Civilians has an American Copyright

In the same way that roquefort can only come from the caves of Roquefort where French elves make the awful cheese from bat offal and champagne cannot be called champagne unless it's made by French monks suffering from cham pagne which is the fake dis...

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Very Elderly Woman Arrested For Copyright Piracy

Funny story: Very Elderly Woman Arrested For Copyright Piracy

Philadelphia PA-- Bertha Clarke, 98, was arrested yesterday for film piracy after an investigation by the FBI. The senior citizen was charged with unauthorized exhibition of a copyrighted DVD. She could receive five years in jail and a $250,000.00...

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Music industry to fight Tape to Tape sharers

Funny story: Music industry to fight Tape to Tape sharers

The music industry is to propose new measures in combating the surge in tape to tape music sharing in which music industry chiefs blame for a loss in interest in packaged boy band pop groups and more importantly, a lot of money. The industry aims...

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Internet service providers to target LEGAL downloads

Funny story: Internet service providers to target LEGAL downloads

Following on from the recent decision by internet service providers to target illegal file sharing, they will now also be targeting internet users who legally download files. Industry spokeswoman, Virginia Tiskally, said: "We can understand the...

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The Only Way to Get the Palestinians to the Table

Our Middle East correspondent M. Voltaire opines: If you want PLO/Hamas to come to the Peace Table, set out copious quantities of rancid cheese --it's the only enticing incentive for street rats.
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