American Civil Liberties Union

  1. Insane Clown Posse to Fight FBI's Case Dismissal

    July 09, 2014 4:38 PM EDT After the Insane Clown Posse sued the Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigations  for designating their fans, the Juggalos, as a "loosely organized hybrid gang," and the suit was subsequently dismissed , the rap-metal ...

  2. Insane Clown Posse Sues FBI Over Gang Label: 'We're Going to Fight This to the Death'

    January 08, 2014 11:55 AM EST Insane Clown Posse is going to war -- legally -- against U.S. government agencies that have designated its fans, the Juggalos, as "a loosely affiliated hybrid gang." A lawsuit was filed Wednesday in the U.S. Federal District Court for th ...

  3. Internet Privacy Controls Challenges Tech Industry, Marketers

    July 27, 2011 5:43 AM EDT WASHINGTON (AP) - The federal government has put Google, Microsoft, Apple and other technology companies on notice: Give consumers a way to prevent advertisers from tracking their movements across the Web - or face regulation. Yet for all its inno ...

  4. R&B Briefs: Dupri, Connors, Beyonce

    December 01, 2008 12:00 AM EST -Jermaine Dupri will receive the 2008 Bill of Rights Award from the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Southern California on Dec. 8. Dupri, president of Island Records Urban Music, will join fellow honoree Earvin “Magic” Johnson for the cer ...

  5. RIAA Ordered To Pay Legal Fees Of Lawsuit Target

    July 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The RIAA's file-sharing legal campaign is beginning to cost it more than just PR points. A U.S. District Court judge has ordered the association to pay the legal fees of one such target, Deborah Foster, to the tune of just less than $70,000, ...

  6. Case Analysis Of Sony Music Entertainment v. Does 1 - 40

    August 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT On July 26, 2004, judge Denny Chin of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York issued an opinion in the RIAA case filed by 17 record companies against 40 unidentified Doe defendan On July 26, 2004, judge Denny Chin of the U.S. ...

  7. Megadeth Founders Exchange Lawsuits

    August 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The founding members of popular '80s metal band Megadeth are banging their heads in court. Two separate actions hinge on a purported settlement ending the bandmates' corporate partnership, and whether Megadeth Founders Exchange Lawsuits ...

  8. Short Session Could Hold Up Industry Bills

    May 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The second session of the 108th Congress will be a short one. The political imperatives of lawmakers require them to be back home much of the time during a presidential campaign year, and attendance a WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The second session of the ...

  9. Short Session Could Hold Up Industry Bills

    May 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The second session of the 108th Congress will be a short one. Congress has only about three weeks left to wrap up its entire legislative calendar. This includes top priorities such as deliberations on Short Session Could Hold Up Industry Bills Hea ...

  10. Industry Bodies Ask FCC To Change Ruling

    April 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A coalition of 24 groups and individuals petitioned the Federal Communications Commission today (April 19) to reconsider its March ruling that Bono's use of an obscenity during the Golden Globes Award A coalition of 24 groups and individuals ...

  11. Radio Firing Fuels Censorship Debate

    March 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST A radio commentator who was fired from Santa Monica, Calif.-based KCRW-FM for allowing an obscene word to be broadcast is says the incident is having a chilling effect on colleagues in public radio. LOS ANGELES--A radio commentator who was fired f ...

  12. NYC Residents, Club Owners Battle Over Noise

    March 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST LOS ANGELES--A New York City night-life ordinance is unlikely to see the light of day in 2004. But supporters say the law, which seeks to soften club noise for Manhattan residents, will eventually be Licensing Deals Abound In Wireless Market NYC R ...

  13. Judge: RIAA Must Unbundle P2P Suits

    March 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST In yet another round in the industry's battle against peer-to-peer file-sharing, a Philadelphia judge Friday (March 5) ordered the RIAA to file separate complaints against each of the 203 "John Doe" d In yet another round in the ind ...