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Beastie Boys Score $1.7M Over Copyright

It's not the $2.5 million they wanted, but it's darn close. The Beastie Boys have been awarded $1.7 million in court after Monster Beverage used the band's music in a 2012 promotional ad without permission, E! reports. The money will be divided among Michael "Mike D" Diamond, Adam...

Beastie Boys awarded $1.7 million in copyright case against Monster Beverage

The Beastie Boys were victorious on Thursday, winning $1.7 million in a copyright lawsuit against Monster Beverage. Michael "Mike D" Diamond, Adam "Ad-Rock" Horovitz, and the estate of Adam "MCA" Yauch filed the suit against the energy...Show More Summary

The Beastie Boys Have Won $1.7 Million In Their Lawsuit Against Monster Energy

It’sbeenaroughpatchforthemembersofTheBeastieBoys followingthepassingofMCA/AdamYauch in2012.Andwhiletheywon’tbemakingmusic undertheBeastieBoysmonikerinthenearfuture,thatdoesn’tmeanthatthesurvivingmembersaren’tstillfightingforthemusictheycreatedovertheyears.

Jury awards Bestie Boys $1.7M in Monster Beverage case

By Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) - Beastie Boys' fight for their right to not let Monster Beverage Corp use the hip-hop group's music without their permission resulted in a verdict of $1.7 million on Thursday. A federal jury in Manhattan...Show More Summary

Beastie Boys Win A Fight For Their Copyright

6 months agoNews : The Two-Way

The hip-hop band that reached its zenith in the 1980s won a $1.7 million judgment against Monster Beverage Corp., which used the band's music without permission.

Beastie Boys win $1.7M against Monster Energy over song use

The Beastie Boys no longer perform, but they can still make some noise. A Manhattan jury rang up a $1.7 million award in the band's copyright infringement lawsuit Thursday.

Beastie Boys Awarded $1.7 Million in Monster Copyright Case

The energy drink company admitted to infringing on the band's work with a snowboarding video it sponsored. read more

Beastie Boys Win $1.7M In Monster Trial

6 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Two years ago, the Beastie Boys filed a breach of copyright suit against Monster Energy Drink when the drink company used the band’s music in promotional materials for the Monster Energy-sponsored snowboard competition, Ruckus In The Rockies. Those materials (namely a Monster-commissioned mix by DJ Z-Trip that included several Beastie Boys’ songs) allegedly started appearing [...]

Beastie Boys Awarded $1.7 Million in Copyright Case Against Monster Energy

A New York jury on Thursday awarded the surviving members of the Beastie Boys $1.7 million in a copyright case against Monster Energy drink. Adam "Ad Rock" Horovitz and Michael "Mike D" Diamond appeared in a New York court last weekShow More Summary

Jury awards Bestie Boys $1.7M in Monster Beverage case

6 months agoNews : The Newsroom

By Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) - Beastie Boys' fight for their right to not let Monster Beverage Corp use the hip-hop group's music without their permission resulted in a verdict of $1.7 million on Thursday. A federal jury in Manhattan...Show More Summary

Beastie Boys awarded $1.7 million in lawsuit against Monster Energy Drink

Federal court ruled the energy drink copyright did indeed infringe on the group's copyright.

3 Count: Consent Decree

European Court of Justice rules caching web pages legal, DOJ to review ASCAP/BMI consent decrees and Beastie Boys put a dollar amount to Monster. The post 3 Count: Consent Decree appeared first on Plagiarism Today.

Beastie Boys Want $2M From Monster For Copyright Infringement, Unauthorized Use Of Band’s Coolness

Listen, when someone’s got their own cool, it’s very bad manners to try to use some of that cool without asking permission first. Because clearly, we all own our personal coolness. Or at least we should, and that’s part of the reason the Beastie Boys are asking for $2 million from Monster for trying to benefit from that without permission.… [More]

The Beastie Boys almost named their first album ‘Don’t Be A Faggot’

6 months agoOdd : Death and Taxes

In light of Jonah Hill's recent controversy, a look at what was almost a historic fuck-up for the Beasties.

Mike D Confirms Beastie Boys Are Done, Ad-Rock Dances On Inside Amy Schumer

6 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Last week, during the Beastie Boys’ court battle against Monster Energy Drink, Mike D said something we all already knew: After the death of Adam Yauch, the Beastie Boys are done. Here’s what he said: “We have not been able to tour since MCA, Adam Yauch, died. We can’t make new music.” Honestly, this is [...]

Beastie Boys Are Officially Over, Mike D Confirms

It would have never been the same, but don’t expect any Beastie Boys albums in the future — Mike D has officially confirmed the group won’t go on without MCA. The Beastie Boys, founded in New York in the very early 80s, made music for decades — and maintained a solid fan base and consistent

Mike D Has Sad, Sad News For Beastie Boys Fans

First things first: when the New York Daily News caught up with Beastie Boys Mike D and Ad-Rock in Manhattan court last week–the two are fighting energy drink company Monster over illegal use of their music–the Big Apple tabloid found out, via given testimony, that the pair had rejected a big offer to let their song “Sabotage” be used in a recent Arnold Schwarzenegger movie.

Beastie Boys Deny Arnold Schwarzenegger Use of 'Sabotage'

The following article is provided by Rolling Stone. By DANIEL KREPS Arnold Schwarzenegger's film "Sabotage" quietly hit movie theaters in March, racking up negative reviews and $10 million at the U.S. box office – half its $35 million budget – before limping out of multiplexes. Show More Summary

Beastie Boys keep the beacon of integrity alight

6 months agoOdd : Death and Taxes

Mike D and Ad-Rock serve as a clear reminder that at the end of the day, it should be more about the band as people as opposed to a money making entity, and that perhaps some music is better left out of commercials.

The Beastie Boys Will Never Release New Music Under The 'Beastie Boys' Moniker Ever Again

6 months agoEntertainment / Music : BeatCrave

For anyone who’s followed the career arc of the Beastie Boys, this next little news bit will likely not come as much of a surprise: the band will never issue new music under the name “the Beastie Boys” ever again. The news came up while the two surviving members of the Beastie Boys, Adam Horovitz [...]

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