Posts Tagged ‘5%’

Hardly Working

06Jul10

Men at Work has been ordered to pay five percent of their royalties from “Down Under” because they borrowed a riff from an Australian folk song. The distinctive flute riff of the song was found to have been taken from the song Kookaburra Sits In The Old Gumtree. A judge in Sydney’s Federal Court ruled […]


Hostess Gift

10Dec08

The Chicagogate Scandal is getting richer. Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr. (D-IL) is the anonymous “Senate Candidate #5” whose emissaries Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich reportedly claimed offered up to a million dollars to name him to the U.S. Senate, federal law enforcement sources tell ABC News. One million bucks! Small potatoes for the Jackson family, which […]