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    Blackbeard, a filmmaker, and a fight between two powerful forces in the Supreme Court

    Three centuries ago, the infamous pirate Blackbeard sunk one of his ships right off the coast of North Carolina. The Queen Anne's Revenge is still there, just a few feet under the water. Today, that ship and the underwater footage a filmmaker took of it have become central in a Supreme Court...
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    How Blackbeard’s ship and a diver with an ‘iron hand’ ended up at the Supreme Court

    In January 2011, Rick Allen lost his left arm below the elbow and suffered second- and third-degree burns after a scuba tank exploded and caught fire in his garage. He spent three months in the hospital, two of them in a medically induced coma. But 10 months after the accident, Allen — the owner...
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    Pirate ship lawsuit from NC goes to Supreme Court on Tuesday

    A lawsuit from NC about Blackbeard’s pirate ship will go before the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday, and the outcome is expected to have far-reaching implications for numerous businesses and individuals who make money from creating and selling copyrighted works, such as songs, books, pictures...
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    Blackbeard’s Ship Heads to Supreme Court in a Battle Over Another Sort of Piracy

    The justices will decide whether an underwater videographer can sue North Carolina for posting his images of the wreckage of a sunken pirate ship. Blackbeard’s Ship Heads to Supreme Court in a Battle Over Another Sort of Piracy
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    United States Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Blackbeard Copyright Case

    In 2015, according to a complaint filed in federal court, North Carolina pirated footage of Blackbeard flagship, the Queen Anne's Revenge. Then North Carolina passed "Blackbeard's Law" to justify that misuse. Rick Allen of Nautilus Productions is now taking his case to the Supreme Court of the...
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    What Happens When the Copyright Pirate Is State Government?

    A documentary filmmaker says North Carolina posted his footage without permission. North Carolina claims immunity. Now the Supreme Court is being told that copyright infringement by states is "once again a very serious problem." What Happens When the Copyright Pirate Is State Government?
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    NC Changes Law To Steal Pirate Video

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    The Ugly - NPPA

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    Blackbeard and the Modern Day Pirates

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