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Copyright hell: larrakins and astrologers

Warner’s copyright troll acquisition Larrakin Music won the right to “Land Down Under” royalties in the High Court, and Astrolabe Inc shut down the widely used zoneinfo timezone database. Not the public interest’s best day in copyright-land.