Definitive Jux is an independent record label based in New York CityUnited States.  The label was initially known simply as Def Jux, but in 2001 popular hip hop label Def Jam Recordings sued Def Jux over the name similarity. This lawsuit was settled out of court and the name was officially changed to Definitive Jux.

Based on what we have discussed about Copyright Laws, Do you think the name is similar enough to be sued?

1) What is the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA)?
2) What is the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA)?
3) What are your own thoughts on sharing files such as movies and music with friends?
4) What countries are involved in the ACTA?
5) What is the Freedom of Information Act?
6) What is the Electronic Frontier Foundation?
7) What is the  Knowledge Ecology International?
8) What is the The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)?
9) What do these organizations and acts have in common?
10) What is piracy?  Is it illegal?

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