GoldieBlox

  1. Morning Fix: Rolling Stones Postpone Tour Following Death; Beastie Boys Settle with GoldieBlox; Vulfpeck's Brilliant Spotify Stunt

    March 18, 2014 8:45 AM EDT Get the Morning Fix Delivered To Your Inbox HERE ROLLING STONES POSTPONE AUSTRALIAN TOUR OPENER FOLLOWING L'WREN SCOTT’S DEATH The first date of the Rolling Stones’ tour of Australia has been postponed, promoters for the trek jointly announce ...

  2. Beastie Boy vs GoldieBlox Lawsuit Settled Over ‘Girls’ Toy Commercial

    March 18, 2014 12:39 AM EDT A contentious legal battle over the use of the Beastie Boys' 1987 song "Girls" has come to a close with a settlement.  Toy company GoldieBlox, in a preemptive attempt to declare "fair use" of the track in a viral video, to ...

  3. Robin Thicke, Fair Use, Jackson v. AEG: Entertainment's Top Legal Disputes of 2013

    December 27, 2013 2:56 PM EST Harvey Weinstein, Michael Jackson and Tom Cruise made the list. But none of the three was No. 1. It's hard to top the final season of AMC's Breaking Bad for edge-of-your-seat thrills, but overall, there's a good argument to be made ...

  4. Beastie Boys vs. GoldieBlox: New Countersuit As Universal Music Watches Closely

    December 11, 2013 2:46 PM EST The dispute isn't over -- after pulling the Beastie Boys' "Girls" from one viral advertisement, the toy company could also find itself facing claims over music from Daft Punk and others in more ads. Late last month, GoldieBlox ...

  5. GoldieBlox Pulls Beastie Boys' Song, Attempts to Make Amends

    November 27, 2013 11:08 AM EST Fair use or not, Goldieblox has stopped the music. The toy company has replaced the Beastie Boys' song, "Girls," from the soundtrack to its controversial viral advertisement which shows three girls playing with a Rube Goldberg-type ...