“A federal judge in Detroit has ruled that Eminem can proceed with copyright infringement claims against Apple Computers [sic] and other companies,” Associated Press reports. “An ad for Apple’s i-Pod [sic] music player and i-Tunes music service featured a boy singing the rapper’s song ‘Lose Yourself.’ The commercial had been running last year on M-T-V, and on Apple’s Web site.”
“The judge’s ruling says Eminem’s case can proceed against several companies, including M-T-V parent Viacom, and an advertising agency,” AP reports.
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